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Ex-IGP Musa withdraws "black eye" suit against Anwar

Published on Oct 16, 2012 11:46 AM

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK): Former Inspector-General of Police Musa Hassan has withdrawn his suit against Anwar Ibrahim over the Opposition leader's allegation that the police chief helped fabricate evidence during investigations into the "black eye" assault in 1998.

The PKR leader, in his police report lodged on July 1, 2008, had claimed that Tan Sri Musa and Attorney-General Abdul Gani Patail had fabricated evidence and hidden facts in the investigation into the physical assault on him in a police lock-up by the then IGP Tan Sri Abdul Rahim Noor, in 1998.

The former deputy prime minister also alleged that the duo had tampered with a medical report and made up false evidence that he had sodomised several people while in the government, for which he was tried and convicted in 1999.

Mr Anwar spent six years in jail before the judgment was later overturned.

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