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Doctor acquitted on causing death of Zahid's son-in-law

  • Aug 10, 2018
The Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur today acquitted and discharged an Obstetrics & Gynaecology specialist who was charged with causing the death of former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s son-in-law, Syed Alman Zain Syed Alwi, during a dental treatment two years ago. Bernama reported that Judge Zaman Mohd Noor ordered the release of Dr Ting Teck Chin, 38, after finding that the prosecution had failed to establish a prima facie case at the end of the prosecution’s case. “
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Zahid: I did not profit from trafficking Nepali migrants

  • Jul 24, 2018
KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (pic) says he is not afraid if anti-corruption officers investigate him over allegations that his family members profited from the trafficking of Nepali migrant workers. “I am not afraid and ready to be investigated,” said the former deputy prime minister. “I am ready to be shown evidence that I was said to have been involved or had abused my power or that any of my family members were involved,” he told reporters at Parliament lobby
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Deputy law minister challenges Zahid to a debate on Sosma

  • Jul 24, 2018
Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Mohamed Hanipa Maidin has challenged opposition leader Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to a debate aired by national television on the government's plan to abolish the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma). In a statement today, Hanipa expressed his willingness to debate with Zahid on the controversial law in his official capacity as de facto deputy minister of law. "I am confident that the media, like RTM and Astro Awani, are prepared
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Zahid denies involvement in Nepali worker scam

  • Jul 23, 2018
Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi today denied any link to a purported scam that allegedly took in more than RM185 million from Nepali workers over a five-year period.The opposition leader refuted a Nepali Times news report, which claimed that a member of his family profited from a contract to handle the applications of workers from Nepal wanting to enter Malaysia.Bestinet Sdn Bhd is said to have been set up by his brother-in-law Amin Abdul Nor."I do not have a brother-in-law by th
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Zahid set to lead as BN takes opposition bench today for first time

  • Jul 16, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi looks set to be the opposition leader, according to the seating arrangement of the opposition bench of the Dewan Rakyat as Parliament resumes today.This is because the Bagan Datuk MP has been marked to sit at the first seat of the first row of the opposition bench.It is learnt that the seat next to his is reserved for former prime minister Najib Razak, who is the Pekan MP.On the front bench, Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad and his deputy Dr Wan Azizah Wan Ism
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Zahid, Umno leaders visit Najib at Langgak Duta home

  • Jul 4, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has appeared at former premier Najib Abdul Razak's residence in Jalan Langgak Duta, hours after the latter was charged with criminal breach of trust (CBT) and graft, at the Jalan Duta court in Kuala Lumpur. A black Toyota Vellfire carrying Zahid was seen entering Najib's house, about 7.15pm. Zahid himself was questioned by the MACC on Monday and yesterday, regarding funds from a foundation run by his family used to pay his credit card bills. Zahid
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Foundation funds used to pay Zahid’s credit card debts

  • Jul 3, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi said today that funds from welfare foundation Yayasan Akal Budi were used to clear credit card debts, but claimed that this was due to a mistake by his officer.According to Zahid, the credit card bills were handed to his officer who "mistakenly used funds from Yayasan Akal Budi" to clear the debts – which required the former deputy prime minister to reimburse the fund using his personal money."My officer didn't intend to misuse the funds (to clear the credit c
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Zahid confirms he's to meet MACC over foundation funds

  • Jul 1, 2018
Newly elected Umno president Ahmad Zahid today confirmed that he has been summoned by the MACC to record his statement.Speaking during a press conference at the Umno headquarters, Zahid said that he has been requested to clarify certain issues related to a welfare foundation owned by his family members."The foundation was established for activities such as building mosques, tahfiz schools, orphanages and other welfare activities including coordinating donations."The funds in my family foundation
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Report: Zahid to face MACC over Arab donor, foundation funds

  • Jul 1, 2018
Newly elected Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will be formally questioned by MACC tomorrow over allegations that a foundation he chaired had misused funds, according to The Star Online. Citing sources, the report said the commission will also quiz Zahid over his purported meeting with the Saudi royal family regarding donations to former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak. According to the report, it is alleged that the foundation’s funds were abused to pay credit card debts amounting to
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Congratulations, but no cooperation, Dr M tells Zahid

  • Jul 1, 2018
The prime minister and PH chairman says Zahid's victory shows he is well loved by Umno members.LANGKAWI: Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad today congratulated Ahmad Zahid Hamidi on winning the Umno presidential race.“Congratulations to Zahid for winning big. This means that he is much loved by those in Umno,” he told reporters after inspecting renovation works at the Langkawi parliamentary service centre here.But the Pakatan Harapan (PH) chairman said there would be no cooperation with the
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