Defence suggests charge framed against Zahid had 'ill intent'

M Fakhrull Halim

Modified 8 Mar 2021, 1:12 pm

The defence team representing former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in his corruption trial today suggested that the sixth criminal breach of trust charge involving nearly RM18 million of Yayasan Akal Budi's funds was baseless.

Defence counsel Hisyam Teh Poh Teik said this during cross-examination of the 93rd prosecution witness, MACC officer Muhammad Fazli Zulkifli, at the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today...

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