Ex-spy chief Hasanah Abdul Hamid’s CBT case in February next year

Ex-spy chief Hasanah Abdul Hamid’s CBT case in February next year

KUALA LUMPUR: High Court judge Collin Lawrence Sequerah fixed Feb 3 to 7, Feb 10 to 14 and Feb 17 to 21, 2020 to hear the case of Malaysia’s ex-spy chief Hasanah Abdul Hamid who facing criminal breach of trust charges for the amount of RM50.4 belonging to the government.

The case management is fixed to be held on May 25 this year.

The former Malaysian External Intelligence Organisation (MEIO) director-general is charged with criminal breach of trust involving RM50.4 million belonging to the government.

Earlier, Hasanah, 61, represented by lawyer Shaharudin Ali, claimed trial to the charge after it was read out to her again.

Deputy public prosecutor Mahadhir Mohd Khairudin said he would be calling 15 to 20 witnesses.

Hasanah was charged, in her capacity as a civil servant, with committing the offence at the office of the director-general, Research Division, Prime Minister’s Department, Putrajaya, between April 30 and May 9 last year.

The charge, under Section 409 of the Penal Code, carries a maximum jail term of 20 years, whipping and a fine, upon conviction.

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