Most Read
Most Commented
Read more like this

COMMENT The Federal Court’s rejection yesterday of Anwar Ibrahim’s application to have Sodomy II struck out takes another leaf from its newfangled tradition of upending precedent.

Anwar’s lawyers had sought to have the case struck out on grounds that the medical records showed no evidence of penetration of his accuser’s rectum.

Judicial precedent in rape and sodomy cases holds that if there is no penetration, there can be no grounds for conviction.

And who determines if there has been penetration or not?

Unlocking Article
Unlocking Article