Anwar cites 87 grounds in appeal against court's decision

  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 07 Oct 2003

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has filed a petition of appeal against the Court of Appeal’s decision to uphold his sodomy conviction and nine-year jail term. 

Anwar’s lawyer S.N. Nair filed the petition, containing 87 grounds, at the Federal Court registry here yesterday. 

Anwar is appealing against the Court of Appeal's decision to dismiss his appeal against the High Court’s judgment convicting him of sodomising his former family driver Azizan Abu Bakar at Tivoli Villa, Bangsar, at 7.45pm between January and March 1993. 

Among the grounds filed in Anwar's petition, were misdirection on the issue of alibi by the Court of Appeal.  

Last Thursday, Anwar's adopted brother Sukma Darmawan Sasmitaat Madja also filed his petition of appeal against the Court of Appeal's decision to uphold his sodomy conviction and six-year jail term.  

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