Ex-train driver charged with cheating bank of RM70,000

RAHMAT KHAIRULRIJAL


KUALA LUMPUR: A 30-year-old woman was charged with cheating a bank of RM70,000 at the magistrate’s court here today.

Nor Diyana Md Kasim who worked as a train driver, pleaded not guilty when magistrate Mahyudin Mohamad Som read the charge before her.

She was charged with cheating Selayang branch Agrobank using false documentations in an Agro Cash-I personal loan application to induce the bank to deposit RM70,000 into her account.

The offence was allegedly committed at Agrobank Cawagan usat Bandar Utara Selayang, No. 141 & 143, Jalan 2/3A Pusat Bandar Utara, 68100 Batu Caves on Dec 6, five years ago.

Diyana, who was unrepresented, was charged under Section 420 of the Penal Code for cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property, for which she can be liable to a maximum 10 years’ imprisonment and fine, or both, upon conviction.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Farah Adila Noordin when prosecuting asked the court to set bail at RM30,000 with one surety.

However, the court set RM6,000 bail with one surety and fixed April 6 for mention.