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Court orders gov't, Shafee to reply to Anwar's suit on 'RM9.5m payment'

Hafiz Yatim

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Modified 21 Jun 2017, 6:30 am

The Kuala Lumpur High Court has ordered the government to reply to Anwar Ibrahim's application to set aside his Sodomy II conviction following the allegation that Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak paid RM9.5 million to the case's prosecutor Muhammad Shafee Abdullah.

The directive was given by Justice Kamaludin Md Said following case management today. Justice Kamaludin said the affidavit in reply to Anwar's application must be submitted by July 12.

According to Anwar's lawyer, Latheefa Koya, the judge also directed Muhammad Shafee, who was named by Anwar in the discovery application, to submit his application by July 19.

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