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Prosecution questions if Zahid violated MCO, defence says he's exempted

B Nantha Kumar

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Modified 22 Feb 2021, 8:16 am

The prosecution in Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi's graft case today questioned if he had violated the movement control order (MCO) by travelling across states to attend an Umno supreme council meeting in Pahang last Friday.

The meeting had become a subject of interest after Zahid's lawyer, Hamidi Mohd Noh, claimed his client was exposed to a Covid-19 patient there and therefore could not attend the graft trial as he must undergo quarantine.

Responding to questions from deputy public prosecutor Raja Rozela Raja Toran if Zahid had obtained permission for interstate travel, Hamidi said Zahid had been granted a permit...

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