KUALA LUMPUR: A former executive director of Kencana Petroleum Berhad, Datuk Yeow Kheng Chew, and two others were charged with insider trading at the Sessions Court here.
The two others charged with Yeow have been identified as Paulene Chee Yuet Fang and Tan Yee Chee, a remiser.
They are alleged to have been involved with insider trading in 2011.
Yeow was a partner of Datuk Mokhzani Mahathir in Kencana Petroluem Berhad. Mokhzani was the chief executive officer of Kencana, while Yeow was a non-independent executive director and a member of the options committee of the company.
Mokhzani is the second son of former prime minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.