PUTRAJAYA – More than 200 supporters of PKR advisor Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim gathered in front of the Palace of Justice here from 9 am as the Federal Court heard his appeal against conviction for sodomy.
Some of the supporters carried banners which bore slogans such as ‘Stop Political Persecution’, ‘Bebaskan Institusi Kehakiman’ (Free the Judiciary) and ‘Free Anwar’.
The weather was fine in the morning in this federal administrative capital city.
The Federal Court has set aside today and tomorrow to here submissions in Anwar’s final appeal against conviction and a five-year jail sentence for having sodomised his former personal aide, Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan.
Several supporters were seen selling T-shirts and Anwar face masks.
The police had the situation under control. – BERNAMA