Former sales rep detained over missing RM112,741.13 in Niah

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By Jaythaleela K

MIRI, Nov 16: Police detained a former staff of a household appliances company here yesterday for allegedly misappropriating the company’s money totaling RM112,741.13.

According to a police source, the 40-year-old woman was employed as a sales representative for the company in Niah, whereby she was responsible to collect payments from clients for 62 units of household products sold for the period between August 29, 2020 and September 13 this year.


However, only RM3,000 was paid into the company’s account on August 29 last year, while the remaining RM112,741.13 is still unaccounted for.

A police report was lodged by the company’s manager over the incident.

Acting on the report lodged, a Miri Commercial Crime Investigation Department (CCID) police team detained the suspect yesterday at 4pm to assist investigation of the case.

Meanwhile, Miri Police chief ACP Hakemal Hawari said that the case is being investigated as criminal breach of trust (CBT) under Section 408 of the Penal Code. — DayakDaily