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KUALA LUMPUR: A serious conflict of evidence given by the prosecution’s star witness turned hostile witness could spell the collapse of three corruption charges against Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi, the Umno president’s lawyer told the High Court.
Here's a look at the news highlights from Asean countries in the Star-AseanPlus section for Wednesday (Sept 15)
KUALA LUMPUR: Three out of 47 charges should collapse after prosecution's star witness turned hostile witness gave contradicting testimonies, the High Court heard.
PUTRAJAYA: Former Federal Territories minister Datuk Seri Tengku Adnan Tengku Mansor has walked out a free man after the Court of Appeal here acquitted and discharged him from his RM2mil corruption case, although the prosecution intends to file an appeal.
YANGON: The judge in the trial of two Reuters journalists in Myanmar has rejected a prosecution request to throw out the testimony of a police whistleblower who told the court that the reporters, facing charges of possessing state secrets, had been set up by the authorities.
YANGON: A Myanmar police officer who told a court his colleagues had tried to “entrap” two Reuters journalists has been handed a prison term, a police spokesman said Monday.
YANGON (Reuters) - A judge in Myanmar will rule next week on whether a police captain was credible when he testified that two Reuters reporters were framed, after prosecutors argued on Wednesday that the officer should be declared an unreliable witness.
YANGON (Reuters) - A Myanmar police chief ordered officers to "trap" a Reuters reporter arrested in December, telling them to meet the journalist at a restaurant and give him "secret documents", prosecution witness Police Captain Moe Yan Naing told a court on Friday.
PUTRAJAYA: A tractor operator escaped the gallows after the Court of Appeal acquitted and discharged him on a charge of killing his three children who were found drowned in a pond.
SHAH ALAM: The High Court here has dismissed an application by the defence to cite for contempt the prosecution in the murder trial of cosmetics millionaire Datuk Sosilawati Lawiya.