Khairuddin bid to set aside economic sabotage charge

Source: NST Online

Khairuddin Abu Hassan has filed a legal bid to quash his charge of attempting to sabotage the nation's economy . Pic by Yazit Razali

Khairuddin Abu Hassan has filed a legal bid to quash his charge of attempting to sabotage the nation’s economy . Pic by Yazit Razali

KUALA LUMPUR, 3 Feb 2016: Former Batu Kawan Umno division vice-chairman Datuk Seri Khairuddin Abu Hassan has filed a legal bid to quash his charge of attempting to sabotage the nation’s economy.

Khairuddin, through his counsel Fahmi Abd Moin, filed the application at the Kuala Lumpur High Court Registry at 9.30am this morning.

Khairuddin, 54, claimed that the charge was defective because it was greenlighted by Attorney-General (AG) Tan Sri Mohamed Apandi Ali, whose validity of appointment the applicant (Khairuddin) disputed. Read more