Datasonic’s RM6 million to Zahid’s charity foundation is political donation, says lawyer


Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Witnesses from Datasonic affirm RM6 million from the company to Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s personal charity foundation were not meant as rewards appointing the company for government contracts, his defence team says. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Afif Abd Halim, September 20, 2021.

WITNESSES from Datasonic Technologies Sdn Bhd at Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s trial have affirmed that RM6 million from the company to the former home minister’s personal charity foundation were not meant as “rewards” for appointing the company for government contracts, the defence said in court today.

Zahid’s lawyer Hamidi Mohd Noh told the Kuala Lumpur High Court in the defence’s submission today that no demand or request “or any form of solicitation” had been made by the accused.


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  • How many bare faced lies can they cook up? The judge is asking the most common sense of questions and these goon are writing fiction for answers.

    Posted 4 weeks ago by Alphonz Jayaraman