Former policeman convicted of misappropriating bail bond money

Fadley Faisal

A 46-year-old local man was convicted by the Intermediate Court yesterday on charges of misappropriating bail bond money while in uniform.

DPP Emily Goh’s case against Mohd Soffian bin Haji Kipli had always been that he, an officer-in-charge of the Sungai Liang Police Station, had misappropriated bail bond money totalling BND17,400 between September 1, 2015 and August 31, 2017, and in the capacity of as the assistant officer-in-charge of the Sungai Liang Police Station between September 1, 2017 and February 28, 2018.

Judge Muhammed Faisal bin Pehin Datu Juragan Laila Diraja Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Kefli reserved his sentence for February 10.

Lawyers Zainidi Abdul Hamid and Sharah Abdul Hamid represented the defendant.