SYED SADDIQ SAYS HE’S PROSECUTED FOR NOT SUPPORTING MUHYIDDIN
On the trial on Wednesday, Syed Saddiq additionally instructed the Excessive Court docket that he was prosecuted as a result of he refused to help then-prime minister Muhyiddin Yassin.
In keeping with Free Malaysia At this time, Syed Saddiq mentioned that an officer from the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Fee (MACC) instructed him that he wouldn’t face any issues if he supported Mr Muhyiddin.
The officer from the anti-graft company, whom he recognized as Ihsan, had allegedly instructed him that it was Mr Muhyiddin who introduced him into Bersatu and that the Bersatu president nonetheless cared for him.
“I instructed the officer in the middle of the MACC investigation that I cannot (help Muhyiddin) as I’ve ideas,” mentioned Syed Saddiq, as quoted by FMT.
FMT reported Syed Saddiq as saying that he was stripped of his Bersatu membership as he refused to again Mr Muhyiddin, who was appointed the prime minister after the autumn of the Pakatan Harapan-led federal authorities in February 2020.
Syed Saddiq was first charged with felony breach of belief involving RM1 million from Bersatu in July 2021. He was accused of withdrawing the funds by a cheque with out the approval of Bersatu’s supreme council and was alleged to have dedicated the act on Mar 6, 2020.
He was additionally charged with misusing RM120,000 of donations for the 14th Normal Election (GE14) marketing campaign, which was raised through a checking account belonging to Armada Bumi Bersatu Enterprise. This offence was mentioned to be dedicated between Apr 8, 2018, and Apr 21, 2018.
Syed Saddiq can also be going through two counts of cash laundering by participating in two transactions of RM50,000 every believed to be proceeds from illegal actions.