Housing tribunal orders developer to pay 3 claimants RM72k for late delivery, poor work quality

Dato Maznah (centre) with Robert (on Maznah's left) and Alhadi after the proceedings were concluded at Bintulu Sessions court today.

By Jaythaleela K

BINTULU, April 29: A developer was ordered by the Sarawak Housing Purchaser Claims Tribunal to pay a total of RM72,725.99 to three of its clients today for late delivery of property and poor quality of work.

Tribunal president Dato Maznah Dasmi ordered the developer to make the payment to the three claimants within 45 days after receiving the letter of award from them.

The Tribunal ordered the developer to pay RM21,004.62 to Kung Teak Hin; RM22,100.87 to Hii Wei Sieng, Hii Wee Toh and Hiew Sing Siong; and RM29,620.50 to Sim Mong Yii and Amg Siaw Ching.

The first claimant (Kung Teak Hin) signed the Sales and Purchase (S&P) agreement on Sept 19, 2016 for a RM468,000 double-storey terrace intermediate dwelling house at Kemena Land District.

The second claimant (Hii Wei Sieng, Hii Sing Siong) signed the S&P agreement of a RM443,000 double-storey terrace intermediate house at Kemena Land District on July 20, 2016.

The third claimant (Sim Mong Yii and Amg Siaw Ching) signed the S&P agreement for a double-storey semidetached house at the same area worth RM775,000.

Dato Maznah was assisted by Alhadi Ibrahin and Robert Elone Sireng. — DayakDaily