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Monday, March 14, 2011


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Prosecution: Court orders Anwar should provide sample
Pihak pendakwaan hari ini berhujah bahawa Mahkamah Tinggi boleh dan patut membenarkan permohonannya bagi dikeluarkan perintah supaya Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim memberikan sampel DNA beliau.

Second Solicitor-General Datuk Mohamed Yusof Zainal Abiden said the application may not have been made before but is allowed by law and the Evidence Act 1950 empowers the court to issue the order.

"In the interest of fairness to both parties, the court should be ordered Anwar to give his DNA sample to enable the court to know the truth," he said to submit the two applications.

The first application is to be ordered Anwar to give DNA samples to be analyzed while the second is to review the decision to reject the hearing in the trial of three items and the profile of it be used as evidence.

The prosecution wanted to compare samples from Anwar's profile "Male Y" is found in the rectum of the complainant Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan.

The prosecution has presented arguments - and the courts have agreed - that the Good Morning towel, a toothbrush and a bottle of mineral water taken from the cell where Anwar was arrested overnight on July 16, 2008 was obtained through illegal means.

Anwar, 63, is accused of sodomizing Mohd Saiful, 25, a former personal assistant, at the Desa Damansara Condominium in Bukit Damansara, between 3:01 pm and 4:30 pm on June 26, 2008.

Regarding the application for review, Mohamed Yusof in his argument said Anwar's counsel, SN Nair, had been informed of the arrest through a letter sent via facsimile to the office the day before the arrest.

Argument, holding that it considers as not to comply with the law, should not cause the article is less than as evidence.

Earlier, the proceedings today almost retained the lawyer Karpal Singh asked the court to detain all those responsible for leaking and publishing submissions Mohamed Yusof before he heard in court.

Arguments that have been published by New Straits Times and news blog Malaysia Today.

Karpal said the report may be deemed contempt of court.

Mohamed Yusof, said he himself was surprised by the report.

Judge Datuk Mohamad Zabidin Mohd Diah remind all parties that the trial is ongoing and anyone who commits an act of contempt of court, will "face the action."

Karpal is connected with the trial tomorrow will present two arguments on the application.

- Bernama


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