A MAN and his stepson pleaded not guilty at the Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur today to the charge of cheating two men in the sale of non-existent rubber gloves involving losses of more than RM700,000 two years ago.
Ahmad Yusri Mohd Yunus, 66, and Megat Akhimullah Faliq Megat Khaironnashiin, 23, are jointly charged with deceiving Michael Seow, 41, and Ong Sheng Jie, 34, by convincing them to transfer RM756,250 into a bank account owned by Syarikat AYMY Multi-touch Solution Enterprise.
They were charged with committing the offence in front of a bank in Sri Petaling, Kuala Lumpur, on November 6, 2020, under section 420 of the penal code read together with section 34 of the same code, which carries a maximum jail term of 10 years, whipping and fine if found guilty.
Deputy public prosecutor Zulaaikha Mohd Apandi sought bail of RM100,000 for each accused, while the two unrepresented accused applied for the bail to be reduced.
Yusri said he has paid RM300,000 to Michael and mortgaged his house to the man, while Megat Akhimullah Faliq said his mother has many dependents.
Judge Kamarudin Kamsun allowed bail of RM30,000 with one surety for each of the accused and ordered for their passports to be surrendered to the court until the case is settled.
The court fixed case re-mention on July 28. – Bernama, June 24, 2022.