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Zahid refused to walk free – wife

  • Oct 19, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi had rejected his lawyer's proposal to seek his release from the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya, according to his wife Hamidah Khamis. “The lawyer wanted to free him but he refused. He (Zahid) will be here (MACC headquarters) until tomorrow morning (and be taken) straight to court,” she was quoted as saying by Bernama. The national news agency reported that Zahid had refused his lawyer's proposal to seek bail for him. Quizzed on how she felt regardin
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Zahid arrested by MACC for CBT, money laundering

  • Oct 18, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has been arrested by the MACC, and will face charges for graft and money laundering charges tomorrow.In a statement today, the MACC said this was in connection with investigations involving an unnamed foundation.The commission also noted that Zahid is being investigated for abuse of power, criminal breach of trust and money laundering.The Attorney-General's Chambers had consented to the charge.Zahid was arrested at 3.15pm, after making his sixth visit to the at
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Round 5 - Zahid returns to MACC over Yayasan probe

  • Oct 18, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi returned to MACC today for the fifth time to facilitate a series of probes related to welfare foundation Yayasan Akal Budi's funds.Zahid, clad in a striped batik shirt, arrived at the graftbuster’s headquarters in Putrajaya at 3pm.He waved and smiled to members of the media who were waiting for him in the lobby, without speaking.Yesterday, a source close to the investigation said the Umno president would be investigated under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Te
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MACC summons Zahid for sixth time

  • Oct 17, 2018
The MACC has summoned the Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for the sixth time tomorrow in relation to their probe into the alleged abuse of Yayasan Akal Budi funds.A source close to the investigation said Zahid will be investigated under the Anti-Money Laundering, Anti-Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 (Amla) as well as Section 23 of the MACC Act 2009 which deals with abuse of power.Meanwhile, Umno Supreme Council member Lokman Noor Adam, in a statement, said that
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Zahid leaves MACC HQ after almost 8 hours' questioning in Round 5

  • Oct 12, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi this evening said that he was questioned over seven issues by anti-graft investigators in a three-day marathon session at the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya.Speaking to reporters outside the premises, the former deputy prime minister said today's session would be the last round but he was ready to be called in again if MACC needs his assistance. The three-day session began on Wednesday.Zahid, however, did not specify what the seven issues were about when queried
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Zahid returns to MACC HQ for Round 5

  • Oct 12, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi returned to the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya this morning to have his statement recorded for the fifth time.Dressed in a white long-sleeved shirt, Zahid, who was accompanied by a bodyguard, arrived at around 9.20am in a white Lexus.He appeared calm and smiled to the media, shaking hands with several MACC officers who awaited his arrival.This is the third day in a row that Zahid has been summoned for questioning.Previously, a senior MACC investigator said that
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Zahid leaves MACC after marathon session, another round tomorrow

  • Oct 11, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi emerged from the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya at 6.10pm after spending more than nine hours having his statement recorded. Speaking to reporters, the former deputy premier said he has been asked to return for another round of questioning tomorrow morning. Accompanied by an aide and a bodyguard, he also thanked media personnel who were camping outside the building. "I want to say thank-you to all friends from the media who 'bersusah payah' waited for m
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Zahid called in to assist criminal breach of trust probe

  • Oct 11, 2018
Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi was summoned by the MACC for two days in a row since yesterday to facilitate investigations into abuse of power for gratification and criminal breach of trust against him. A senior MACC investigator told that the case was opened under Section 23 of MACC Act 2009. However, the source declined to confirm if this was related to an alleged misappropriation of funds belonging to Akal Budi Foundation, or over the alleged RM2.6 billion donation by a
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Zahid returns to MACC HQ for further questioning

  • Oct 11, 2018
Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi returned to the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya this morning to continue having his statement recorded by investigators.Clad in green batik shirt, Zahid arrived at the anti-graft agency's premises in a white Toyota Lexus about 9.15am. His daughter Nurul Hidayah arrived about 10 minutes later, in another car.It is understood that Zahid's presence at MACC today is a continuation of yesterday's session, which is the third time Zahid has been called in
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Zahid returns to MACC HQ for further questioning

  • Oct 10, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has returned to the MACC headquarters in Putrajaya today for further questioning.Clad in a greenish batik shirt, Zahid arrived in a white Land Cruiser, around 9.20am.He was seen waiting in the lounge for about 10 minutes before following the MACC officers to the upper level.This is the third time that he has been summoned to anti-corruption commission’s headquarters.Meanwhile, Berita Harian reported that Zahid's daughter Nurulhidayah Ahmad Zahid and his stepbr
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