A Bersih delegation visited Major Zaidi Ahmad to express their support for the air force officer’s predicament as he faces seven charges for going public about the easily washed off ink used in the last general election.
The six-member delegation met Zaidi at his home in Bertam/Kepala Batas yesterday.
Among the battery of charges that Zaidi, 46, faces at a military court hearing are speaking to the media without authorisation, violating Malaysian Armed Forces Council orders by lodging a police report, and sending a couple of text messages related to the issue.
If the soft-spoken air force pilot is convicted and sentenced to even a day’s imprisonment, the father of four young children stands to lose his pension and long-service benefits.
Full report on the Aliran website.