Zahid free of all corruption charges involving visa system


Ravin Palanisamy

Former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi walks free after being acquitted of all 40 corruption charges involving the foreign visa system. – The Malaysian Insight pic by Kamal Ariffin, September 23, 2022.

THE Shah Alam High Court today acquitted former deputy prime minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi of all 40 corruption charges involving the foreign visa system (VLN).

Presiding judge Yazid Mustafa ruled that the prosecution had failed to establish a prima facie case against the Umno president. 

According to the judge, the witnesses who testified against the Bagan Datuk MP were not credible and that their testimonies could not be relied on. 


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