Lawyer on sick leave, corruption trial of Abdul Azeez postponed


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  • Wednesday, 04 Mar 2020

Baling MP Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim and brother Abdul Latif Abdul Rahim ( behind with blue shirt) were released on bailed at a Sessions Court in Kuala Lumpur on Jan 16.

KUALA LUMPUR (Bernama): The corruption and money laundering trial of Datuk Seri Abdul Azeez Abdul Rahim and his brother Datuk Abdul Latif, scheduled to begin on March 16 in the Sessions Court here was postponed to April 16, owing to the former's defence counsel going on sick leave.

Lawyer Hisyam Teh Poh Teik, who is representing Abdul Azeez, the Baling MP, informed Justice Azura Alwi on Wednesday (March 4) that he would be on sick leave from March 11 to April 10, and as such requested that the original trial dates be vacated.

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