20 Jan '12, 10am

Malaysian prosecutors appeal Anwar sodomy acquittal - Channel News Asia

Malaysian prosecutors appeal Anwar sodomy acquittal - Channel News Asia

KUALA LUMPUR - Malaysian prosecutors on Friday filed a notice of appeal against the acquittal of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on sodomy charges. Anwar was cleared earlier this month of charges he had sex with a young male former aide, ending a long-running trial that shook the conservative Muslim-majority country. He had slammed the allegations as politically motivated, concocted by Prime Minister Najib Razak's government to stifle his resurgent opposition. Anwar's lawyer Sankara Nair said he had not yet received the notice of appeal. "However if it is true, then it is most regrettable and atrocious -- given that the trial judge has stated succinctly in his verdict that the crucial evidence was 'tampered'," he said in a statement. "It appears to be a case of political persecution of Anwar and not prosecution," he added, calling the appeal a "desperate act". Kamaludin Sa...

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