KOTA KINABALU: A mother of five pleaded not guilty at the Magistrate Court today for 23 counts of cheating involving RM115,000 from another woman.
Jevesia @ Aloysia Jesetta Alasa, 54, allegedly cheated Lucy @ Lily Lojinin, 62, by telling the victim that she can get the tender for church construction behind KDCA, Penampang, between 22 June to 13 November, last year, which happened at Maybank Putatan and Penampang.
For all the charges, Jessica faces punishment under Section 420 of the Penal Code which stipulates up to 10 years jail and caning, or a fine, if found guilty.
Magistrate Cindy Mc Juce Balitus set 7 March for the case mention.
The court also granted her with a bail of RM1,000 for each charges by two local bailors.
Lawyer Mohammed Fareez Mohammed Salleh represented the accused, and prosecution was handled by Insp. Isfandiar Dr. Japri. -SayangSabah