CHUKAI: Eight former pump attendants at a petrol station in the Kemaman district have pleaded not guilty to 45 charges of abusing stored-value cards belonging to the Royal Malaysia Police (PDRM), five years ago.
Mohamad Amirul Izzat Mohamad, Md Nazrul Khusairi Mohamad Ros, Muhamad Ikhwan Ruslan, Muhamad Aidil Mohd Kamal, Muhamad Khairi Fakhri Abd Karim, Khairul Fadhli Bahar, Abdullah Hassani Basri and Iskandar Zulkarnain Adenan entered the plea after the charges were read out to them in a Magistrate's Court here on Sunday (Sept 25).
The accused range in age from 23 to 32 years.
They were charged with fraudulently or dishonestly using PDRM cards with values of between RM50 and RM830.05 from October to December 2017.
The charges, framed under Section 403 of the Penal Code, provide for a maximum prison sentence of five years and a fine, and whipping, if convicted.
Magistrate Tengku Eliana Tuan Kamaruzaman allowed all the accused bail at amounts between RM5,500 and RM30,500 in one surety each.
DPP Nur Azhani Azman prosecuted while all the accused were represented by Nurul Farhana Shamsudin. – Bernama