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Malaysian politician Anwar Ibrahim walks free after royal pardon

  • May 16, 2018
Jailed former opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim greets supporters after his released from the Cheras Hospital Rehabilitation in Kuala Lumpur on May 16, 2018.(CNN) - Anwar Ibrahim, a former Malaysian Deputy Prime Minister, has walked free after being granted a pardon for sodomy by the country's king, according to Anwar's son-in-law Mohamad Khairul. The pardon potentially paves the way for him to succeed the country's elderly new leader Mahathir Mohamad, who was the surprise victor over former Pr
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