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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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Zahid to be charged?

  • Oct 8, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi is expected to face MACC charges in regards to the alleged misappropriation of a foundation's funds.A MACC source said he is most likely to be charged on Thursday, and if that is true, it means he will be spending the night on the MACC premises.Zahid, however, had tweeted today that MACC would only be recording his statement and advised his supporters against holding a gathering in front of MACC headquarters this Wednesday.In July, Zahid was questioned twice by
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Zahid summoned to MACC headquarters this Wed

  • Oct 8, 2018
The MACC has summoned Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi for questioning at its headquarters in Putrajaya on Wednesday.It is learned that the former deputy premier has been asked to turn up at 10am for his third session with MACC since BN was defeated in the May 9 general election.In July, Zahid was questioned twice by the MACC on two matters - the use of funds from welfare foundation Yayasan Akal Budi to clear credit card debts and his claim that he met representatives of the Saudi royal family
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Zahid confirms SD exploring tie-up with all, including Harapan, PAS

  • Sep 15, 2018
Umno president Ahmad Zahid Hamidi has confirmed former minister Mohamed Nazri Abdul Aziz's claim that the party's MPs signed a statutory declaration (SD) empowering Zahid to seek new alliances with other parties, including the ruling Pakatan Harapan and Islamic opposition party PAS.Zahid told the Malay Mail that all 51 of the party's MPs had signed the SD.He also did not discount working with Harapan component parties even though Umno had been leaning towards PAS recently, stating that the "door
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