Thursday, August 14, 2008
Turbulence in 2008 (Malaysia) Part 2 of 2
Source: ST 2008-07-17 (Thu)
June 29-30. 2008
Mr Anwar is accused of sodomy by a former aide and seeks refuge at the Turkish embassy in Kuala Lumpur.
July 10, 2008
PM Abdullah says he will step down in June 2010 and hand the Umno presidency to Datuk Seri Najib.
July 14, 2008
Mr Anwar does not turn up despite a police order to appear at a local police station at 2pm
July 16, 2008 Events on day of arrest
Mr Anwar arrives at Anti-Corruption Agency (ACA) headquarters in Putrajaya; questioned for two hours on his allegations that the Inspector-General of Police and Attorney-General fabricated evidence on his black-eye incident in 1998.
Leaves ACA for his home in Bukit Segambut.
Arrested by police outside his home and taken to Kuala Lumpur police contingent headquarters (IPK) in Jalan Pudu.
Arrives at IPK.
Wife Wan Azizah Wan Ismail and daughter Nurul Nuha arrive at IPK.
About 200 supporters are outside the IPK, including opposition MPs.
market2garden: According to the latest development, obviously that’s not the end of the turbulence.
Turbulence in 2008 (Malaysia) Part 1 of 2