KUALA LUMPUR: The
former CEO of Sime Darby Bhd was slapped with two counts of criminal breach of
trust involving about RM100 million over the acquisition of native customary
rights land (NCR) in Sarawak.
He was charged with an alternative charge of cheating Sime Darby's board of directors by omitting to inform the Board that the land had been awarded to Vertical Drive, thus causing wrongful loss to Sime Darby.
In a second charge, the 55-year old was charged with failing to take legal action to rectify the award of the NCR land to Nature Ambience Sdn Bhd, causing Sime Darby losses of RM16.8 million.
In the alternative charge, Zubir is said to have cheated the Board of Directors by omitting to inform the Board that the land had been awarded to Nature Ambience, causing wrongful loss to Sime Darby.