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Don't give Anwar any more 'cherry', court urged

Hafiz Yatim

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Modified 8 Feb 2018, 10:14 am

Former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim had wrongly named the government as a respondent in his latest attempt to set aside his second sodomy conviction and instead should have named the attorney-general (AG).

Senior federal counsel Awang Armadajaya Awang Mahmud said it was not the government that led the prosecution against Anwar but the AG, who was acting under Article 145(3) as the public prosecutor.

"Hence, as the proper party had not been named, the application by the plaintiff should be struck out," Awang Armadajaya said...

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