Evidence from hostile witness in Zahid’s case should stand, defence says

Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik says the evidence provided by Junaith Asharab Md Shariff on RM13 million being meant for charity should be accepted. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 15, 2021.

THE evidence of a hostile prosecution witness in Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s corruption trial should be accepted although the prosecution wants it rejected, the defence said today.

Previously, the High Court allowed businessman Junaith Asharab Md Shariff to be treated as hostile by the prosecution because of discrepancies between his written statement and testimony.

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