Appeal Case by Two Former Judicial Officers

Following an appeal by two former judicial officers, the appeal lodged by the Public Prosecutor and the Defendants, Ramzidah binti Pehin Datu Kesuma Diraja Retired Colonel Haji Abdul Rahman, the first defendant, and Haji Nabil Daraina bin Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin, the second defendant was heard in the Court of Appeal yesterday.

 

In the appeal, the First Defendant is appealing against her convictions for criminal breach of trust and money laundering offences. Meanwhile, the Second Defendant is also appealing against his convictions for money laundering offence and seeking for his sentence of 5 years imprisonment to be reduced. They appeared before The Honourable President of the Court of Appeals Michael Peter Burrel, Judicial Commissioner Justice Conrad Seagroatt and Michael Victor Lunn. Simon Farrell QC, who represented both the Defendants, appeared by teleconference from the United Kingdom assisted by Sheikh Noordin bin Sheikh Mohammad. Dato Seri Setia Davinder Singh S.C led the Prosecution team and appeared by teleconference from Singapore. The appeal will continue at 9:30 in the morning, 16th June.

 

 

Source: Radio Television Brunei

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