KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 20): The High Court was told today that the RM6 million channelled to charitable foundation Yayasan Akalbudi (YAB), owned by Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, was a political and charitable donation, and not a bribe to secure a project.
KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 6): Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s lawyer submitted today that the Umno president should be immune from prosecution because he cooperated with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) when it investigated him.
SHAH ALAM (Sept 1): The High Court here today allowed Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s application to postpone his corruption trial involving the Foreign Visa System (VLN) as he was still on sick leave, but stressed that any other postponement after this will not be allowed.
SHAH ALAM (Aug 23): Sultan of Selangor Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah has urged the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) to conduct a thorough investigation into graft-related reports involving all parties to rid the state of any corrupt practices.
SHAH ALAM (Aug 21): The Magistrate’s Court here today issued an order for another government department engineer to be in remand for five days for alleged corruption.
SHAH ALAM (Aug 11): After being postponed twice due to the movement control order (MCO), the trial of Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pictured) on 40 corruption charges in connection with the Foreign Visa System (VLN) will finally resume in the High Court here on Aug 25.
KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 4): Submissions at the end of the prosecution for former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s (pictured) corruption case involving Yayasan Akalbudi funds, scheduled in the High Court here tomorrow, have been postponed to Aug 24.
KUALA LUMPUR (July 2): Oral submissions for former deputy prime minister Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s criminal breach of trust (CBT), corruption and money laundering trial is slated to resume on Aug 5, 2021 , according to his lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik.
PUTRAJAYA (June 8): Former Tabung Haji chairman Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim's (pictured) appeal to strike out all his 13 corruption and money laundering charges has been fixed for Sept 6 by the Court of Appeal.
Zahid's four years as home minister used to amass wealth, says prosecution in foreign visa system graft trial
SHAH ALAM (May 24): Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had taken advantage of his four-year tenure as the country's home minister to amass wealth for himself, according to the prosecution to his second corruption trial over his alleged abuse of the foreign visa system (VLN).