A supervisor of Aker Options’ Malaysian working unit, Mohd Yusof Ab Rahman, was charged within the classes courtroom in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia with falsifying paperwork within the firm’s software for license renewal from state-owned vitality agency Petronas 4 years in the past.
Aker Options mentioned in an announcement that it considers the cost to be groundless, and misuse of the courtroom course of because it takes place so quickly after the discharge of an identical case.
Specifically, this follows a cost which was introduced towards Aker Options’ supervisor, Ahmad Hatta Kamaruzzaman, in June final yr, regarding the 2017 Annual Return of Aker Engineering Malaysia. He was discharged in November 2021 by the identical courtroom, which discovered the cost to be groundless and basically faulty.
Expenses towards Yusof are additionally associated to the 2017 Annual Return. He has rejected the cost, and Aker Options mentioned it is going to assist him in submitting the mandatory objections.
Aker Options has been beneath Malaysia’s Anti-Corruption Fee’s probe for allegedly deceptive Petronas to win contracts, which largely have been reserved for ethnic Malays and indigenous individuals generally known as Bumiputera. In response to native media, Yousof was allowed bail of RM10,000 ($2,400). If discovered responsible, he faces imprisonment for as much as two years a fantastic, or each.