Zahid says no deal to drop criminal cases against Umno leaders

Hariz Mohd

Modified 2 Mar 2020, 4:07 am

Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi denied claims that his party had struck a deal for all criminal charges against its leaders to be dropped in exchange for bolstering the new government led by Bersatu president Muhyiddin Yassin, who was yesterday sworn in as prime minister.

"No, all that is not true," he told Malaysiakini in a text message.

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