Shah Alam Umno leader charged with misappropriation of funds

SHAH Alam Umno division leader Azhari Shaari pleaded not guilty in the Sessions Court today to charges of forgery and misappropriating RM440,000 of funds for orphans and an Aidiladha “korban” (animal sacrifice) programme.  

Azhari, 53, was charged in his capacity as the sole signatory of bank accounts belonging to Persatuan Belia Kampung Kuantan Timur,  Persatuan Belia Bersatu Teguh Shah Alam, and Persatuan Belia Kampung Kuantan Utara to have misappropriated RM120,000, RM120,000 and RM200,000 belonging to the associations, respectively.