Anwar: Sukma said in a letter confession was not voluntary
KUALA LUMPUR, Wed. - Sukma Darmawan Sasmitaat Madja "threw" a letter to Datuk Seri Anwar Ibrahim in the Bukit Aman lock-up explaining the circumstances under which he was forced to make a confession, the High Court heard today.
Anwar said Sukma threw the letter to him when they were detained at the Bukit Aman lock-up sometime at the end of September 1998. Anwar was in the right wing and Sukma in the left wing of the lock- up.
He said Sukma sought forgiveness for implicating him (Anwar) in false allegations ...
Police "Forced Anwar’s Brother to Invent and Memorise Gay Sex Stories"
KUALA LUMPUR, (AFP)—Police forced the adopted brother of ousted Malaysian deputy prime minister Anwar Ibrahim to invent and memorise stories that the pair had gay sex, he told a court Monday.
"They (the police) forced me to invent stories of my (alleged) homosexual relationship (with Anwar)," Sukma Darmawan told the court, where Anwar is on trial for sodomy.
"I invented the stories. They asked me to read it repeatedly until I memorised it. I was promised one day jail and a fine."
Anwar, Sodomy and Freedom
Anwar was charged for sodomising Azizan Bin Abu Bakar (“Azizan”) on one night between the months of January and March 1993 at Tivoli Villa. Sukma was charged with two offences, ie, for abetting Anwar’s act with Azizan and for sodomising Azizan on that same night.