Victim glad court found him credible

He feels vindicated now.

Mr Mohd Saiful Bukhari Azlan, 30, said he was relieved that the court found him to be a credible witness.

He told Malaysiakini: "Thanks to prayers and patience for the past seven years, the Federal Court unanimously decided that whatever I had claimed is the truth and that I am a credible witness.

"From when I made the police report until now, what I want as a citizen of this country is my complaint against him (Anwar Ibrahim) to be investigated and judged, nothing more than that."

In a blog post on Feb 8, he said everybody was occupied with the impact the case would have on national politics, not justice for him as a sexual assault victim. Mr Saiful posted yesterday that what is important now is that his family would be able to "move forward". "Thank you to all who have been with me directly or indirectly, only Allah can repay it."

There were about 200 supporters of Mr Saiful at the court yesterday, armed with banners and chanting slogans against Anwar.