Malaysia's Anwar faces final judgment in sodomy case

February 9, 2015 9:05 PM

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Malaysia's Anwar faces final judgment in sodomy case

KUALA LUMPUR (Reuters) - Malaysia's highest court will deliver a decision on Tuesday on an appeal against a sodomy conviction by opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, with a ruling against him likely meaning a five-year prison term that would stymie his political ambitions.

Anwar was the ruling party's rising star in the mid-1990s before he fell out with then Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad.

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