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Counsel Says Zahid Hamidi is Immune From 46 Out of 47 Charges as He Cooperated with MACC

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(source: Malay Mail)

According to Malaysiakini, Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s lawyer submitted yesterday (6 Sept) that the Umno president should be immune from prosecution because he cooperated with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) when it investigated him.

Lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik told the High Court that 46 of the 47 criminal charges against his client should be dropped in accordance with Section 30(7) of the MACC Act.

The section has been repealed, but Hisyam argued that at the material time when Zahid gave his cooperation to the MACC, it was in place and that the provision should apply to him now.

Section 30 (7) states that any person who discloses any information to the MACC shall not be prosecuted unless he makes a false or misleading statement.

Hisyam claimed that Zahid was transparent with the MACC and had given the agency details of the setting up of the former deputy premier’s family-run foundation, Yayasan…

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