Cleaning company CEO charged with wrongfully withholding passports

Alyaa Alhadjri

Modified 7 Jan 2020, 11:43 am

The chief executive officer of a Klang-based cleaning services company was today charged with eight counts of wrongfully holding on to a passport belonging to another individual.

Klang Utara district police chief Nurulhuda Mohd Salleh told Malaysiakini the 41-year-old woman, identified as Teoh Geok Heong, claimed trial this morning to charges under Section 12(1)(f) of the Passports Act 1966.

"She was arrested along with two others last week...The two others were released without being charged," said Nurulhuda who was in charge of investigations following a multi-agency raid on the company's premise last Dec 17....

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