ALOR SETAR: A Mada Area Farmers Organisation manager was jailed for 15 years and ordered to be given four strokes of the rotan for falsifying documents and committing criminal breach of trust.
PPK B-ll Mada Sanglang manager Mohd Faizal Amir Bazir, 36, was also fined a total of RM380,000 for the five separate offences he committed between March 2011 and June last year.
Mohd Faizal pleaded guilty to falsifying a government order for the construction of a lawn bowl field and a parking lot at the Institut Aminuddin Baki in Jitra amounting to RM44,600.
He was charged with committing the offence at the Menara building here on March 1, 2011.
Sessions judge Mohd Rosli Osman sentenced Mohd Faizal to four years’ jail and imposed a RM250,000 fine in default one year’s jail for the offence.
Mohd Faizal admitted falsifying another government order for a non-existent upgrading work at the Alor Setar Prison cell blocks and treatment room amounting to RM24,700 on the same date.
He was jailed for four years and fined RM130,000 in default a year’s jail for the offence.
Both charges were under Section 18 of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Act (MACC) 2009.
Mohd Rosli ordered Mohd Faizal to serve the jail sentences concurrently from yesterday.
The manager was also jailed for two years and ordered to be caned once for cashing a cheque for RM3,718 under the name of one Che Muda Man by altering the document to become an open cheque.
He committed the offence at the Maybank branch in Kodiang on March 22 last year.
He received two years’ jail and one stroke of the rotan for another offence — misusing RM2,000 from the PPK B-ll Mada Sanglang petty cash purpotedly to buy a computer on May 29 last year when no such purchase was made.
He was ordered to serve the jail sentences for the two charges concurrently under Section 18 of the MACC Act.
The court also jailed Mohd Faizal three years and two strokes of the rotan for cashing a cheque for RM26,998 under the name of one Abu Hassan Jamal by altering the cheque to become an open cheque at the Kodiang Maybank branch on April 5 last year.