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Malaysian MP Nurul Izzah Anwar files for divorce

Published on Jan 23, 2014 2:23 PM
 
Ms Nurul Izzah Anwar, vice-president of opposition party Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR), and her husband Raja Ahmad Shahrir Iskandar Raja Salim showing the indelible ink on their fingers after casting their vote at the Sekolah Menengah Kebangsaan Bukit Bandaraya polling station in Taman Bangsar, Kuala Lumpur, during the Malaysian general elections, on May 5, 2013. Malaysian MP Nurul Izzah Anwar, daughter of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, has filed for divorce. -- BH FILE PHOTO: M.O. SALLEH

KUALA LUMPUR (THE STAR/ASIA NEWS NETWORK) - Malaysian MP Nurul Izzah Anwar, daughter of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, has filed for divorce.

A check of records at the lower Syariah Court by The Star Online showed that a divorce case exists between the PKR vice-president and her husband Raja Ahmad Shahrir Iskandar Raja Salim, 35.

Ms Nurul, 33, has sought the divorce in late December.

Raja Ahmad is believed to have received the petition on Jan 16. He has asked for a two-week postponement of the proceeding for him to enable him to prepare his case.

 
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