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Anwar Told Not Politicise Physical Check-up

MUAR, July 20 (Bernama) — Health Minister Datuk Liow Tiong Lai said today Parti Keadilan Rakyat advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim should not politicise the physical examination conducted by Kuala Lumpur Hospital (HKL) on him.

The doctors were dedicated and professional in doing their job and did not take sides, he told reporters after launching the Johor MINDA voluntary service here today.

“In this case, the complainant has complained of be sodomised by Anwar. As a law enforcer, police have to investigate and to be fair, the victim and the accused have to undergo check-ups,” he said.

Liow said the examination on Anwar was according to procedure and it was conducted after obtaining his consent. “The procedure is the same just like the one conducted on everybody else no matter who they are,” he said. [more]

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Anwar not made to strip naked, says HKL director

KUALA LUMPUR: Hospital Kuala Lumpur director Datuk Dr Zaininah Mohd Zain said that PKR adviser Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim was not made to strip naked.

In a statement here Saturday, she said that prior to the examination, two specialists explained in detail the examination procedures to Anwar in the presence of his lawyer.

“Only after having obtained his written consent did they proceed with the examination.

“He was then examined by the two specialists who adhered to proper clinical procedures during the whole course of the examination. At no time throughout the examination was his decency violated,” she said.

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