KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysia Former Deputy Prime Minister, Datuk Seri Ahmad Zahid Hamidi and his wife Datin Seri Hamidah Khamis own 20 luxury vehicles, the High Court was told yesterday.
Among them 11 luxury cars including a BMW 320i (A), an Audi Q7, and a Mercedes Benz CLS 350, three Toyota Vellfire, a Lexus LX 460, a Lexus, a Toyota Land Cruiser, a Honda Odyssey and a Chrysler Jeep Wrangler, besides 9 luxury motorcycles including Harley-Davidson, BMW R 1200 GS (JHD 38), BMW R 1200 RT (AFU 38), BMW C 600 Sport (SAS 38); a Ducati Diavel Carbon (QMR 38); and a Honda C100 (WVH 4851).
This was revealed by Road Transport Department (RTD) senior officer Zaharudin Zainuddin when testifying for the prosecution in the former deputy prime minister’s corruption trial.
The total annual road tax for all 20 vehicles, which are registered under their names, are RM35,726.80, Zaharudin said.
Ahmad Zahid, 66, is facing 47 charges, 12 of them related to criminal breach of trust, eight for corruption and 27 for money laundering involving millions of ringgit in Yayasan Akalbudi funds.