Police question Anwar’s accuser for the second time

KUALA LUMPUR: Muhammed Yusoff Rawther spent about four hours being questioned by investigators during his second time being called up by Bukit Aman in connection with his accusation of sexual misconduct against PKR president Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim.

Yusoff arrived at the federal police headquarters at about noon yesterday with an unidentified female relative. It is believed that both their statements were recorded.He was seen entering a car at around 3.45pm yesterday before leaving Bukit Aman. He did not speak to the media then.

His lawyer Datuk Mohamed Haniff Khatri Abdulla said that Yusoff cooperated fully with the police.

“If required, (Yusoff) will do so and give any further statements from time to time as requested by the police to ensure a complete and thorough investigation is done on his report, ” he said.

On Monday, Yusoff was questioned for over seven hours on the same matter.

It was reported that Yusoff, a former research assistant of Anwar, and the grandson of the late SM Mohamed Idris, former president of the Consumers Association of Penang, lodged a report at the Sentul police headquarters over the case.Yusoff also claimed in the report that he feared for his safety from certain parties.

Last Wednesday, he made a sworn statement that he was allegedly sexually assaulted by the PKR president on Oct 2 last year, however, the matter was denied by Anwar, who claimed he was campaigning in the Port Dickson by-election on that day.

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