Anwar withdraws appeal on judge's recusal in sodomy trial


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 16 Mar 2010

KUALA LUMPUR: Opposition leader Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has withdrawn his appeal to recuse the judge in his sodomy trial.

Karpal Singh told reporters at the Parliament lobby here on Tuesday that Anwar decided to do so in order to expedite the trial.

On Feb 18, Anwar has failed to get judge Justice Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah to recuse himself from further hearing his sodomy trial.

In rejecting the application by Anwar, Justice Mohamad Zabidin had said he did not find any reason to recuse himself

Anwar then filed his notice of appeal to the Court of Appeal on Feb 19.

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