Gov't applies to strike out Anwar's bid to overturn Sodomy II

Hafiz Yatim

Modified 18 May 2017, 8:12 am

The government has applied to strike out Anwar Ibrahim's latest application to set aside his Sodomy II conviction and sentence, citing the lack of reasonable cause of action and failure to plead justification.

It further argued that Anwar's application was frivolous, vexatious, an abuse of the court process, bordered on sedition and is unconstitutional.

The application to strike out was filed on May 12, but the documents were only served to Anwar's lawyers today, when the matter matter came up for case management before deputy registrar Erry Shahriman Nor Aripin...

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