Travel agency director charged with unauthorized advertising of Hajj packages

A travel agency director was indicted today at Kuala Lumpur Session Court for promoting Haji package services using Hlada Visa (Private Haji Visa) without a license from Lembaga Tabung Haji (TH) in May. it was done.

Agus Rizal Mat Ali, 50, director of UC Travel Sdn Bhd, has been charged with advertising Hajj package services using Hradha visa for the 2022M/1443H season on the company’s Facebook page, arranging travel for pilgrimage purposes I claimed that I could. The company did not have a Hajj operator license from TH, but it was holy ground.

Rizal is believed to have committed the attack on May 9 at Platinum Walk’s offices at Jalan Langkawi 2, Danau Kota, Kuala Lumpur.

This charge is made under Section 27(1)(b) of the Tabun Haj Act 1995 and is punishable under Section 27(2) of the same Act and carries a fine of up to RM100,000 or a penalty of more than one year. No imprisonment is provided. years, or both if convicted.

In the proceedings before Judge Kamarudin Kamsun, Deputy Prosecutor Nur Aqilah Ishak and Public Prosecutor Hanis Anisha Jamilludin indicted, Rizal pleaded not guilty and was represented by Attorneys Datuk Dhanaraj Vasudevan and Ho Cheng En.

The court granted bail of RM50,000 to one guarantor and decided to refer to 8 September.

On August 2, the press reported that as of July 31, 132 police reports had been filed relating to cases of fraudulent packages for performing the pilgrimage and Umrah using Hradha visas, costing more than MYR5.6 million. reportedly with a loss of

Royal Malaysian Police Commissioner Noorsiah Mohd Saaduddin said 336 victims were involved. – Bernama, 9 August 2022. Travel agency director charged with unauthorized advertising of Hajj packages

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