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Firm linked to Zahid graft trial awarded RM31.2m contract extension
Published:  Aug 16, 2022 3:01 AM
Updated: Aug 17, 2022 6:46 AM

(Editor's note: Inserted four paragraphs on Datasonic's denial that it paid Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.)

An IT services company - Datasonic Group Bhd (DGB) - linked to the corruption trial of former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, has secured a contract extension for its subsidiary worth RM31.39 million from the Home Ministry for the supply of Malaysian passport chips.

In a filing with Bursa Malaysia yesterday, DGB said its subsidiary Datasonic Technologies Sdn Bhd’s (DTSB) original contract was originally worth RM318.75 million.

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