President of the People’s Justice Party and leader of the Pakatan Harapan coalition Anwar Ibrahim (left) shakes hands with independent candidate Saiful Bukhari Azlan after submitting his documents at the nomination centre for a by-election in Port Dickson on September 29, 2018. Photo: AFP

Is sodomy accuser in Malaysia by-election part of a ‘character assassination’ plot against Anwar Ibrahim?

The prime minister-in-waiting has kicked off his campaign for a vote that could relaunch his political career, but could the appearance of Saiful Bukhari Azlan be an attempt to thwart it?

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President of the People’s Justice Party and leader of the Pakatan Harapan coalition Anwar Ibrahim (left) shakes hands with independent candidate Saiful Bukhari Azlan after submitting his documents at the nomination centre for a by-election in Port Dickson on September 29, 2018. Photo: AFP
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