Anwar Ibrahim files suit to stop NSC Act


Source: The Star Online

KUALA LUMPUR: Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim has filed a suit to stop the operation of the National Security Council Act on grounds that it is unconstitutional.

He named the Government and the National Security Council as respondents in his originating summons filed at the High Court civil registry on Tuesday.

Anwar, former Opposition leader, is currently serving a five-year jail term for sodomy at the Sungai Buloh prison.

The suit was filed through his lawyers N.Surendran, R.Sivarasa and Latheefa Koya.