Government clerk denies CBT charge

Fadley Faisal

A Vehicles Department administrative clerk yesterday contested a charge framed against him having committed Criminal Breach of Trust in the Intermediate Court.

Azman bin Haji Mohamad/Haji Ahmad, 49, allegedly committed the offence while attached to the Land Transport Department Training and Driving Test Circuit Complex in Sungai Akar between February 11 and March 14, 2019, involving BND565 paid to him by the public for driving licence renewals.

DPP Dayangku Didi-Nuraza binti Pengiran Haji Latiff’s charge carries a penalty of 20 years’ jail and a fine.

Judge Muhammed Faisal bin Pehin Datu Juragan Laila Diraja Colonel (Rtd) Dato Seri Pahlawan Haji Kefli adjourned the case to February 24 for trial dates to be fixed and released the defendant on bail.