Datuk Seri Shahrizat Abdul Jalil’s husband o Datuk Dr. Mohamad Salleh Ismail has today claim trial on 4 charges.
The 64-year-old, was slapped with four separate charges – two counts under Section 409 of the Penal Code for criminal breach of trust and another two counts under the Companies Act – involving the alleged misuse of almost RM50 million.
Looking calm in a suit, Mohamad Salleh, the husband of Women, Family and Community Development Minister Shahrizat Abdul Jalil, smiled and shook hands in the packed courtroom. He later pleaded not guilty to all four charges when they were read out to him.
The first charge was that Mohamad Salleh, as a director of NFCorp entrusted with the assets of the company in a CIMB Islamic Bank Bhd account in Taman Tun Dr Ismail, had committed criminal breach of trust when he dishonestly misappropriated RM9,758,140 (about 9.7 million) as a partial payment for two units of the One Menerung luxury condominum for the National Meat & Livestock Corporation Sdn Bhd.