Zahid trial to proceed after challenge bid denied


Timothy Achariam

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi (right) will be tried for corruption and CBT, among others, after failing to get leave to challenge the constitutionality of the 47 charges against him. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, November 18, 2019.

THE trial of former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi will proceed after the High Court today dismissed his application to challenge the constitutionality of the 47 charges against him.

Justice Collin Lawrence Sequerah ruled that the issue of constitutionality of the charges under the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission Act 2009 and the Anti Money Laundering, Anti Terrorism Financing and Proceeds of Unlawful Activities Act 2001 was premature as the trial has not started.


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  • Instead of Snap Elections we should ask the Court to make Snap Sentencing, this is the sentiment of the people of Malaysia.

    Posted 10 months ago by Mo Salleh