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Anwar's conviction due to Shafee's genius?

Hafiz Yatim  |  Published:  |  Modified:

Following his recent success in prosecuting opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim - resulting in the PKR de facto leader’s conviction - Muhammad Shafee Abdullah has been in the limelight, more so than usual.

With such a high profile case in his hands, the senior lawyer's prosecutorial prowess has been the subject of much debate.


After taking over as lead prosecutor, Shafee succeeded in overturning the High Court acquittal in the Court of Appeal, and argued for the case at the apex court, which upheld Anwar’s Sodomy II conviction and five-year jail sentence...

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