Travesty of Justice in Malaysia: Anwar to be charged Thursday

The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR: Police on Wednesday served notice to PKR adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim to appear at the Jalan Duta sessions court here at 10am Thursday.

The notice was served at Anwar’s house, says his lawyer Sankara Nair.

Deputy Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Ismail Omar confirmed that the police had served Anwar with a written notice requesting he present himself at the Jalan Duta Sessions Court here at 10am Thursday to answer to sodomy charges.

It is learnt that Brickfields CID chief Deputy Supt Jude Pereira served the order on Anwar personally at his house in Bukit Segambut at about 12.15pm Wednesday.

“We carried out our investigations in accordance with the existing laws of our country and forwarded our findings to the Attorney-General’s Chambers for their advice.

“The A-G’s Chambers has decided to charge Anwar,” he said.

Anwar is expected to be charged either under Section 377A or Section 377C of the Penal Code.

Section 377A covers carnal intercourse against the order of nature and carries a maximum of 20 years’ jail and whipping. [more]

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