04 Jan '12, 8pm

Malaysia opposition ready for guilty verdict, says Anwar

Malaysia opposition ready for guilty verdict, says Anwar

SEREMBAN, Malaysia: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said on Wednesday that his coalition will not disintegrate even if he is found guilty of sodomy charges and imprisoned after a verdict next week. Anwar was charged in 2008 with having sex with a male former aide. A verdict in the long-running trial is set for Monday, and if found guilty, the 64-year-old politician faces up to 20 years in jail. Anwar has denied the charge, claiming it is a government plot to tarnish his image in this conservative Muslim-majority country and reverse his coalition's 2008 unprecedented poll gains. Late Wednesday, Anwar told a gathering of about 500 people in central Negeri Sembilan state, near the capital Kuala Lumpur, that his three-party opposition alliance would not crumble without him. "Anwar in jail, Anwar out of jail... it doesn't matter. The most important (thing) is people s...

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