KUALA LUMPUR: A former assistant health officer was fined RM12,500 by the Sessions Court for fraudulently using documents to claim more than RM3,000 in overtime pay.
Mohd Johan Fazlan Sa’don, 42, pleaded guilty before judge Rozina Ayob here yesterday.
He admitted to five counts of fraudulently using the documents to claim RM644.63, RM709.09, RM547.93, RM966.94 and RM483.47 at the salary unit office of the Health Ministry in Putrajaya between June 1 and Oct 1,2015.
The total amount for the five consecutive months was RM3,352.06.
The charge under Section 471 of the Penal Code carries imprisonment of up to two years or a fine or both, upon conviction.
Deputy public prosecutor Abd Muntaqim Abdul Aziz appeared for the prosecution while Mohd Johan was represented by Nur Fazrin Ahmad.
The court fined him RM2,500 for each charge and ordered him to serve 15 months in jail if he fails to pay the fine.
Mohd Johan paid the fine.
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