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By Dorcas Ting
KUCHING, July 21: Two women working as cashiers claimed trial to criminal breach of trust involving a total of RM28,885.95 belonging to a consumer electronics and furniture retailer here.
Helen Baya, 24 from Sebuyau and Rozie Achu, 31, from Sri Aman were charged with four charges at two different Sessions Court.
They were brought before Sessions Court Judge Marutin Pagan to face three charges where they as cashiers of the said company committed criminal breach of trust in respect of cash amounting to RM20,766.35 between January 2 to 25, 2020.
They pleaded not guilty to all three charges. Marutin allowed them to be released on court bail of RM10,000 with two local sureties and fixed August 21 for pre-trial case management.
The two women were also charged with one charge before Sessions Court Judge Dayang Ellyn Narisa Abang Ahmad for allegedly committing criminal breach of trust in respect of cash amounting to RM8,119.60 belonging to the same retailer on March 3, 2020.
They pleaded not guilty to this charge. Dayang Ellyn Narisa allowed them to be released on court bail of RM10,000 with two local sureties who are residents in Kuching with a permanent address, gainfully employed with fixed income and payslips to be produced in Kuching.
Both accused were advised to engage counsel and for the counsel to appear in court on the pre-trial case management, which is August 21.
They were charged under Section 408 of the Penal Code, read together with Section 34 of the Penal Code, which carries imprisonment between one and 14 years and whipping and liable to fine, upon conviction. — DayakDaily