PUTRAJAYA – Several supporters of Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim and Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan who were present gave an air of importance at the compound of the Palace of Justice here while the verdict on the appeal of the sodomy case by Anwar was in progress.
Opposition party leaders were seen delivering messages before hundreds of supporters as early as 6.30 am.
Banners with slogans of the respective supporters were on display with party flags of the PKR and DAP.
Opposition leaders such as Datuk Seri Dr Wan Azizah Ismail, Mohamed Azmin Ali, Lim Guan Eng, Datuk Mahfuz Omar and Mohamed Sabu were present at the court.
Security in the area on the overall was under control as police put up a tight cordon in the area.
Meanwhile, Saiful’s supporters started to arrive at the court complex before 10 am.
They were seen marching from a road near Wisma Tani towards the Palace of Justice before performing prayers for a favourable decision to Saiful.
As the number of seats was limited, only family members, members of Parliament, observers and media representatives were given special passes to enter the courtroom.
Anwar arrived at the court at 9 am while Saiful was not seen at the venue. – BERNAMA