Zahid (centre) is part of a wider group of Umno politicians facing criminal cases that is often referred to as the “Kluster Mahkamah”, the court cluster, by local media. Photo: EPA-EFE
Zahid (centre) is part of a wider group of Umno politicians facing criminal cases that is often referred to as the “Kluster Mahkamah”, the court cluster, by local media. Photo: EPA-EFE
Malaysia

Malaysia’s ‘court cluster’ gets respite as Umno boss Zahid is acquitted in bribery case

  • Zahid, an ally of former leader Najib Razak, is part of ‘court cluster’ of Umno politicians facing criminal cases
  • He faces a second corruption trial but his acquittal is relief for Umno as it eyes a return to power after its historic loss in the watershed 2018 election

Zahid (centre) is part of a wider group of Umno politicians facing criminal cases that is often referred to as the “Kluster Mahkamah”, the court cluster, by local media. Photo: EPA-EFE
Zahid (centre) is part of a wider group of Umno politicians facing criminal cases that is often referred to as the “Kluster Mahkamah”, the court cluster, by local media. Photo: EPA-EFE
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