03 Mar '11, 10am

Anwar says faced 'degrading' exam over sex charges

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim Thursday said he underwent a "degrading" physical examination after being arrested in 2008 on sodomy charges. "After checking my upper part, they asked me to undress, to measure my private parts and measure my pubic hair, which was very degrading. They examined my penis and anus," he said, giving evidence for the first time in his High Court trial. The former deputy prime minister said he was arrested by armed police who treated him like an Al-Qaeda agent. "On the way to my house... we saw an unmarked vehicle blocking the road, with other police vehicles and patrol cars. And 10 to 15 special forces wearing balaclavas and carrying sub-machine guns," he said. Anwar said police did not inform him why he was being arrested. "I was not told what was the offence. I was dragged like an Al-Qaeda agent -- police armed with ma...

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