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Events leading up to Anwar's conviction

2008

June 28: Mohamad Saiful Bukhari Azlan, 23, a former aide of Anwar, makes police reportthat he was sodomised by Anwar at a condominium two days before.


Aug 7: Anwar is charged with sodomy in court. He pleads not guilty and is released on a personal bond of RM20,000 (S$7,560).

2010

Feb 3: Trial begins. 



2012

Jan 9: The High Court acquits Anwar of the charges. 


July 9: Prosecution files an appeal.


2014

March: Court of Appeal hears the prosecution's appeal, and sentences Anwar to five years' jail on sodomy charge, overturning High Court's ruling.

October: The Federal Court, Malaysia's highest court, hears the final appeal.

2015

Feb 09: Conviction upheld.

- ST