Civil servant fined for falsifying documents

IPOH: A 38-year-old former Kampar District Council staffer has been fined RM20,000 in default 14 months’ jail after pleading guilty to seven charges of falsifying documents.

Ruddy Nezeri Kamarudin, who used to work as a financial administrative assistant with the council’s Treasury Department, admitted to seven of the 34 charges under Section 471 of the Penal Code brought against him by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission.

The offences were committed between February and August 2011.

Sessions Court judge S. Indera Nehru fined Ruddy RM3,000 each for the first six charges and RM2,000 for the seventh charge in default two months’ jail for each count should he fail to pay the penalty.

Ruddy, who was unrepresented, was discharged and acquitted of the remaining 27 charges under Section 171 (A) of the Criminal Procedure Code.

He was earlier charged with cheating by falsifying receipts worth RM27,852 between February and August 2011 for the purpose of collecting the proceeds from the sale of the council’s parking coupons from agents.

His job was to handle the sale and proceeds of the coupons.

He paid the fine.

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