malaysianinsider | Monday is set to be a crucial day for Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim ― he faces the police over fresh sodomy accusations while his opposition pact attempts to move a no-confidence motion against the Prime Minister.
The Parti Keadilan Rakyat de facto leader confirmed last night the police want his statement about the sodomy complaint by former aide, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, on Monday but declined to say if he would comply.
“I don’t know how this will end. But we do not reject the possibility of me being detained. It seems that the political players are the same people,” Anwar told the press after a ceramah at the Kedah Pas complex in Kota Sarang Semut near here.
“I just hope they will respect the rule of law,” he said, alluding to the beating he received the night of his arrest on similar charges 10 years ago.
The usually jovial and ever-smiling Anwar looked tense and uncomfortable during the five-minute press conference, dismissing a question about another former aide Ezam Mohamed Nor threatening to divulge his secrets. … selanjutnya.