Simunjan school admin assistant arrested over criminal breach of trust totalling RM216,000

Arrest - file pic. // Photo: Pixabay

KUCHING, April 18: The Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) today detained an administrative assistant of a national school in Simunjan for allegedly committed criminal breach of trust involving a sum of RM216,000.

According to MACC’s press statement, the 29-year-old suspect allegedly committed the crime involving the school’s dormitory fund (KWA) account by making payments to several non-school related accounts between 2015 and 2017.

The suspect had allegedly paid more than RM130,000 to a family owned caterer.

In addition, the suspect had also made payments totalling RM86,000 to two companies on various occasions that has no involvement with the school’s activities.

Initial investigations also revealed that these companies did not render any services or supplies to the school throughout the said period

Sarawak MACC Director Razim Mohd Noor when contacted, confirmed the arrest and said the commission is now in the process of obtaining more information from the suspect.

The suspect was arrested under Section 409 of the Penal Code.

However, he was released on bail of RM10,000 with two sureties at about 1.30pm today. — DayakDaily