Anwar back in jail but problems mount for Malaysian PM Najib

February 14, 2015 9:03 PM

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Anwar back in jail but problems mount for Malaysian PM Najib

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - The biggest political threat to Malaysia's government is behind bars after a court upheld a sodomy conviction for opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, but more thorny problems confront Prime Minister Najib Razak.

Anwar, jailed for five years on Tuesday on a charge he called politically motivated, has for years represented the greatest challenge to Najib's coalition, which has ruled the multi-ethnic Southeast Asian country since independence in 1957.

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