SIBU: A bank's chief cashier has allegedly committed criminal breach of trust involving RM70,467 belonging to a mosque.
Sibu deputy OCPD Supt Martin Koo said on Saturday (June 15) that the treasurer of the mosque had found discrepancies in the account on April 15 for transactions between 2017 to March 2019.
"The treasurer discovered that there was a shortfall of RM70,467 after going through the 21 bank-in slips," he added.
The suspect had been entrusted by the bank to handle deposits from the mosque.
"The initial investigation revealed that the suspect had used the money for personal purposes," said Supt Koo
The case is being investigated under Section 408 of the Penal Code for criminal breach of trust.