Tuesday September 11, 2012
Two students deny cheating secretary of RM200,000
MALACCA: Two students of a Kuala Lumpur-based private college claimed trail to three charges of deceiving a company secretary to part with her money of up to RM200,000.
Siti Elfina Azyze Ezami Azyze, 23, from Jalan J2 Fasa 6, Taman Melawati, Kuala Lumpur, and Nigerian Fred Ajiri Okpeva, 27, from Kondominium Putri Palm, Selangor, were alleged to have duped Teresa Fernandez, 56, into handing over to them RM19,000, RM77,227.96 and RM85,000 on three occasions by depositing the sums into a bank account.
The two were alleged to have committed the offences at two banks in Taman Melaka Raya here between 11am and 11.46am on June 1, June 5 and June 7.
They face a maximum 10 years’ jail, rotan and fine upon conviction.
Sessions judge Zaharah Hussain granted bails of RM30,000 and RM60,000 with two sureties to Siti Elfina Azyze and Ajiri Okpeva, respectively, and fixed Oct 11 as the re-mention date.
Deputy Public Prosecutor Ifa Sirrhu Samsudin prosecuted while the two were represented by M. Tharuma Ratnam and Krishnan Papoo.