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Witness Reveals That He Testified Against Syed Saddiq In Fear Of MACC Probing Other Cases

today4 July 2022

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source: The Star

Yet another turn of events has taken place in Muda president Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman’s CBT and money laundering trial.

Abdul Hannaan Khairy, one of the key witnesses in graft trial, has conceded that he was giving testimony out of dread of being β€œconvicted over the other cases” by the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

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The 29-year-old Bersatu Youth (Armada) member claimed that he has succumbed to the unrelenting pressure exerted onto him by Muar MP’s defence lawyer, Gobind Singh Deo, throughout his turn on the witness stand.

The witness also told the defence that he could not recall or accurately pinpoint how many times he was urged to give his statements by MACC.

Hannaan then admitted in court that he was afraid as MACC also questioned him about other cases.

After prior denial, the witness reluctantly revealed that he was only willing to testify against Syed Saddiq in…

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Written by: Lara Lee