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For Syed Saddiq, a test of the nation’s way forward

On Oct 30, Muda president Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman sounded a defiant rallying cry to kick off his party’s campaign for the upcoming Malaysian general election. “To my friends in Muda, the time has come,” he exhorted in an Instagram post. “We must put in everything that we can to help create a better Malaysia.”
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MACC IO of Syed Saddiq case did not investigate source of MP's income

KUALA LUMPUR (Aug 3): A Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officer investigating the money laundering charges against Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman told the High Court on Wednesday (Aug 3) that he did not ascertain Syed Saddiq's source of income before the Muar Member of Parliament (MP) became a minister. Asbi...
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Court to decide on July 25 whether to grant leave to impeach star witness in Syed Saddiq trial

KUALA LUMPUR (July 22): The High Court will decide on July 25 if leave will be granted for former youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman's defence team to commence impeachment proceedings against the prosecution's star witness, Rafiq Hakim Razali, who is Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) youth wing's ex-assistant treasurer.
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Defence contends that MACC's delay in charging Syed Saddiq was to pressure him

KUALA LUMPUR (July 21): Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman's defence has claimed that the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission's (MACC) delay in prosecuting the former youth and sports minister was to pressure him to yield to some political quarters. Lead defence counsel Gobind Singh Deo said this on Thursday (July 21) while...
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Total of five investigation papers opened on Syed Saddiq, says MACC investigating officer

KUALA LUMPUR (July 20): An investigating officer with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Wednesday (July 20) testified that there were a total of five investigation papers opened on former youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman. Mohd Syahmeizy Sulong, the officer investigating the criminal breach of trust...
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MACC investigating officer denies cooking up case against Syed Saddiq

KUALA LUMPUR (July 19): An investigating officer (IO) with the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) on Tuesday (July 19) denied that the anti-graft body was trying to cook up charges against former youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman. Muhamad Khairi Muhamad Rodi, the prosecution's 23rd witness in Syed...
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Syed Saddiq trial: Defence fails in bid to impeach star witness

KUALA LUMPUR (July 18): Former youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has failed in his bid to impeach star witness Rafiq Hakim Razali, Bersatu youth wing Angkatan Bersatu Anak Muda’s (Armada) former assistant treasurer, in his ongoing criminal trial. In delivering his decision, Judicial Commissioner (JC)...
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Court not amused with comments on Syed Saddiq trial

KUALA LUMPUR (July 8): The High Court on Friday (July 8) gave a final warning to all parties concerned against issuing any statements in relation to youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman's ongoing criminal trial. Commenting that the matter was “quite serious”, Judicial Commissioner (JC) Datuk Azhar...
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Syed Saddiq trial: Star witness disposed of funds based on his own interpretation

KUALA LUMPUR (July 6): The star witness in former Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia (Bersatu) youth chief Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman's criminal trial, Rafiq Hakim Razali, said on Wednesday (July 6) that he "cleared" and distributed part of the RM1 million central to the ongoing trial based on his own understanding of a conversation with the accused.
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Syed Saddiq ordered withdrawal of RM1 million from Armada's account, says witness

KUALA LUMPUR (July 4): The High Court was told on Monday (July 4) that Muar Member of Parliament (MP) Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman had ordered the withdrawal of RM1 million from the Parti Pribumi Bersatu Malaysia’s (Bersatu) Angkatan Bersatu Anak Muda’s (Armada) account for fear that there would be a change in the party’s leadership.
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IO suspected Syed Saddiq was involved in theft of RM250k from his home

KUALA LUMPUR (June 22): An Investigating Officer (IO) had suspected that former youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman was involved in the missing monies from a safe kept in his house, the High Court heard on Wednesday (June 22). Ahmad Marzuqi Ibrahim, Assistant Superintendent with the Petaling...
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Syed Saddiq confirms Muda to contest in Johor polls

JOHOR BAHRU (Jan 29): Malaysian United Democratic Alliance (Muda) president Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has confirmed that the party will contest in the Johor state election. The Muar member of Parliament said the Johor state polls, the first for Muda to contest, would be a new beginning for the...
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Syed Saddiq: Some politicians may be getting RM100,000 in monthly pension

KUALA LUMPUR (Sept 29): Former youth and sports minister Syed Saddiq Syed Abdul Rahman has called on the government to set up a committee to review the pension entitlements of assemblymen, Members of Parliament (MPs) and ministers as the entitlements for some could exceed RM100,000 per month. Speaking in the...