Mongolian model murder scandal: Sirul deserves a new trial, says Anwar

Published on 17 May 2018 6:54:05 PM

During his interview with The Australian newspaper, Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim said there should be a new trial for Sirul Azhar Umar, the former policeman who fled Malaysia after being sentenced to hang for the killing of a Mongolian model.

Anwar said the original trial and the judges' ruling was "compromised" and that the reluctance of the judges to call relevant witnesses "made a mockery of the law", adding that the best way is to proffer a new charge and allow for a full hearing of the case.

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