KUALA LUMPUR: Chairman of the Special Select Committee on Human Rights, Election and Institutional Reform William Leong Jee Keen said the hearing of Deputy Prime Minister Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi’s discharge not amounting to acquittal (DNAA) on his charges related to Yayasan Akalbudi will not be telecast live for public viewing.
Leong told Sin Chew Daily under the existing parliamentary standing orders, live telecast of hearings is not allowed.
Other than Ahmad Zahid, former Attorney-General Tan Sri Idrus Harun will also be summoned for the hearing.
The select committee will also be questioning Idris on the acquittal of Perikatan Nasional Chairman Tan Sri Muhyiddin Yassin of all four charges related to the Jana Wibawa program.
The other individuals who will also be summoned for the hearing include Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Law and Institutional Reform) Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said, Attorney-General Datuk Ahmad Terrirudin Mohd Salleh, Prime Minister’s Department Legal Affairs Division Director-General Datuk Seri Khairul Dzaimee Daud, and Ahmad Zahid’s legal team.