By: Mr Perry
Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim, the defacto leader of Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), was charged under Section 377B of the Criminal Procedure Code alleging committing a sodomy in year 2008. The charge read was he sodomise his aide, Mohd. Saiful Bukhari Azlan. The Appeal Court found him guilty and sentenced him five years jail on 7th March 2014. Nevertheless, Anwar Ibrahim filed an appeal ‘a stay of execution’ and the court granted his appeal.
The ‘stay of execution’ appeal filed by Anwar came for hearing in Putrajaya Federal Court beginning 28th of October and today is the the 6th day of the hearing. The Federal Court, consist of five members, is expected to deliver their decision and it is expected to known by today weather Anwar Ibrahim will succeed in his attempt to overturn his conviction of five years’ jail sentence.
The defence council of Anwar Ibrahim has submitted their submissions bringing in a lot of new arguments and evidences. But the prosecution team claimed that it is easy for them to counter all the submission submitted by the defence council because 85% of the submissions are ‘old’ and the Appeal Court has already heard it in the earlier trial and already made