Hearing in cheating case on July 1

Fadley Faisal

The Magistrate’s Court remitted a case of cheating yesterday for the Intermediate Court to hear, on July 1.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Raihan Nabilah binti Haji Ahmad Ghazali levelled 14 charges against Zaini bin Haji Mirasan, 56, alleging him of cheating a foreign man of just under BND50,000 on numerous occasions and forging documents for the scam.

The defendant is also accused of promising the foreign man assistance in applying for permanent resident status between 2012 and 2016.

Chief Magistrate Pengiran Masni binti Pengiran Haji Bahar presided over the case.