12 May '18, 9am

Anwar Ibrahim will be released from prison on Tuesday, says daughter Nurul Izzah

KUALA LUMPUR: Parti Keadilan Rakyat's (PKR) de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim will receive a full royal pardon and be released from prison on Tuesday, his daughter Nurul Izzah told Channel NewsAsia on Saturday (May 12). Channel NewsAsia understands that the paperwork for the release is being arranged. Advertisement BREAKING: @anwaribrahim to be released from prison on Tuesday, his daughter Nurul Izzah tells @ChannelNewsAsia . — Sumisha Naidu (@SumishaCNA) May 12, 2018 Anwar , 70, is currently in Cheras Rehabilitation Hospital where he has been recuperating after a surgery. He is serving a five-year jail term following a conviction for sodomy, and was due to be release on Jun 8. Under Malaysian law, Anwar is disqualified from running for office for five years after his release, unless he is pardoned by the King. His impending release from prison would pave the way for him to re...

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