Gov't to challenge Anwar's bid to set aside sodomy conviction

Hafiz Yatim

Modified 3 May 2017, 7:20 am

The government will make an application to strike out jailed former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's latest bid to set aside his sodomy conviction and sentence.

His lawyer Latheefa Koya said this was informed by senior federal counsel Tengku Intan Soraya Tengku Ismail, who appeared for the government during a case management at the High Court in Kuala Lumpur today.

Anwar's application was made on the grounds that the government relied on perjured evidence. The government has yet to file its defence...

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