KOTA KINABALU: The Sessions Court has released the passport of former Sawit Kinabalu Group managing director Datuk Wasli Mohd Said, who is facing five counts of corruption charges.
Judge Caroline Bee Majanil made the order yesterday following an application by Wasli's counsel, Datuk Chau Chin Tang, to allow the accused to travel to Brisbane in Australia from Dec 10 to 24.
She ordered that the passport be returned to the court on or before Dec 24.
Wasli was charged on Feb 12 with corruption involving RM1mil cash and 3.36 million shares of Sapi Plantation Sdn Bhd. He was released on a bail of RM1mil.
The case is scheduled for Oct 3 to 31 next year.
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