Sodomy Conspiracy Number Two: Part 4

(Free Malaysia Today) SHAH ALAM: There is serious concern about malice and bias on the part of the prosecutors.

Attorney General Gani Patail signed the certificate transferring Anwar Ibrahim’s current case from the Sessions Court to the High Court.

Yusuf Zainal Abiden, the senior DPP leading the prosecution team in the current case, was deeply involved in the Sukma case and also in Anwar’s prosecutions in 1998. Others in the prosecution team were also involved in the 1998 cases.

Given the bias and bad faith the prosecutors showed in the earlier cases, Anwar is justified in worrying that he will again not get a fair trial.

Indeed, this bad faith has already been manifested in the question of  discovery of documents and evidence in the current case.

The DPPs did not entertain repeated requests by Anwar’s lawyers for documents relevant for preparation of the defence, such as the witness statements of Saiful and others whom the prosecution will call, medical and forensic reports, and notes.

Read more at: Sodomy Conspiracy Number Two: Part 4