International Asia Former training centre CEO in Sarawak fined for power abuse

Former training centre CEO in Sarawak fined for power abuse

Former PPKS CEO fined RM48,000 for abusing power.




- Advertisement -

KUCHING — Pusat Pembangunan Kemahiran Sarawak (PPKS) retired Chief Executive Officer Datuk Baharudin Abdullah has been fined RM48,000 in default five months jail for abusing his power twice involving the supply of powerbanks and pendrives worth RM90,000.

Baharudin pleaded guilty to the two charges before Sessions Court Judge Nixon Kennedy Kumbong who convicted him under Section 25 of the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009.

The accused paid the fine.

According to the brief facts of the case, in 2014 he as PPKS CEO had abused his power by appointing Syarikat Kasturi Indah, in which he had an interest, to supply the two items to PPKS, which is a skills training centre, and did it without going through the proper procedures.

- Advertisement -

Deputy Public Prosecutor Nur Nisla Binti Abdul Latiff prosecuted the case. – Borneo PostFollow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to 

- Advertisement -

Netizens go to town and blast SPH CEO over his ‘take umbrage’ comment

Update: Mr Ng issued an apology on the subject on Saturday (May 8). He told The Straits Times: "I had stood up for SPH Media's long-cherished editorial integrity and will continue to do so. Being a direct and blunt-speaking person, I...

Head of M’sia-S’pore workers’ group asks if JB workers can serve 21-day SHN at budget hotels

Johor Bahru—In the light of a recent increase in Covid-19 infections, Singapore announced that it is extending Stay-Home Notices (SHN) from 14 days to 21 days for new arrivals to the country starting from Friday (May 7). The only exception will be...

Woman makes her temperature high to test if she can enter shopping malls in S’pore

Singapore – A woman conducted a social experiment by raising her temperature to see if she can still enter shopping malls despite the thermal scanner alarm going off. News and media company Shout uploaded a video on Facebook on Tuesday (May 4)...
Follow us on Social Media

Send in your scoops to