Wednesday, 16 July 2008
Malaysiakini - Anwar arrested outside his house
1. Anwar being taken to the police HQ 2. Wan Azizah & family arrive at police HQ 3. Supporters protesting
Pic above: courtesy of politickler
Anwar taken to Hospital Kuala Lumpur (HKL) about 8.35pm Wednesday for DNA testing after spending about seven hours at the city police headquarters. The Star
Anwar arrested: Update
Please go to Haris Ibrahim's The People's Parliament: (Here) for the latest on Sdr Anwar.
(Pic right: Courtesy of Haris Ibrahim : A small crowd of supporters outside the IPK, Jalan Hang Tuah)
Malaysiakini breaking news :
Jul 16, 08 1:16pm
Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim was arrested by the police just outside his home in Bukit Segambut, Kuala Lumpur, at 12.55pm.
The de facto PKR leader was on his way back to his house after being questioned by the Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA).
A team of police officers were waiting, according to lawyer R Sivarasa.
Anwar was driven away in a 4WD vehicle with tinted windows, escorted by a convoy of 15 patrol cars
Malaysiakini BM version: Anwar ditahan polis bertopeng here
Here's from another source:
Malaysian opposition leader Anwar arrested
KUALA LUMPUR: Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who has been accused of sodomising a male aide, has been arrested outside his home, his lawyer said Wednesday.
"The police came and took him away," said lawyer Sankara Nair, who said he witnessed the arrest."
He had just arrived home when about 10 officers detained him at the gate of his home," he told AFP.
Nair said the police did not specify what the opposition leader was being charged with, but that he would be taken to the Kuala Lumpur police headquarters.Anwar's Keadilan party, which leads a three-member opposition alliance, issued an immediate call for his supporters to rally outside the headquarters in the city's downtown.... more here