Zahid’s shopping spree, spending habits irrelevant to his graft case, says lawyer

Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s lawyer says the prosecution should not raise the former’s spending habits and shopping spree at luxury goods outlets as it was irrelevant in his corruption case. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, November 24, 2021.

THE Kuala Lumpur High Court was today told the prosecution should not raise the spending habits and shopping spree by Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and his wife Hamidah Khamis at luxury goods outlets using their own credit cards as it was irrelevant in the former deputy prime minister’s corruption case.

Counsel Hamidi Mohd Noh, representing Zahid, said the defence strongly objected to the use of irrelevant facts mentioned by the prosecution because this was a very prejudicial statement.

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