Monday, June 30, 2008

Forensic team sweeps luxury condo

The police forensic team today visited a luxury condominium in Damansara to gather evidence in regards to a sodomy report lodged against PKR

de facto leader Anwar Ibrahim.

anwar saiful bukhari azlan sodomy allegations 300608 desa damansara condominumThe forensic team spend more than five hours sweeping the unit - the scene where the alleged act had taken place, according to the complainant Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan.

Saiful had lodged a report on Saturday stating that Anwar had allegedly sodomised him at Unit 1151 of Kondominium Desa Damansara in Kuala Lumpur on June 26.

Anwar has denied this claim, calling it a total fabrication. He also filed a defamation suit against Saiful, who was his aide, this morning.

anwar ibrahim saiful bukhari sodomy allegation desa damansara 300608 03The forensic team entered the condominium at about 12.15pm and left at about 5.15pm, accompanied by five police cars and 15 police personals.

A team of police investigators were also at the condominium where they inspected the log books at the posh residence's guard house.

The police have also spoken to the security guards and have seen hours of CCTV footages.

anwar ibrahim saiful bukhari sodomy allegation desa damansara 300608 05Security guards refused to speak to the horde of journalists who have been camping outside the condominium, saying that they have been instructed by the employers to stay silent.

According a witness, the corridor leading to the condominium unit on the fifth floor was barred with police tape and several policemen were seen guarding the entrance.

The luxury unit is said to be worth at least RM2.2 million and its rental rates range between RM7, 500 to RM15, 000. The condo facilities include a fitness centre, sauna, swimming pool, squash and tennis court.