MALAYSIA'S RIOT POLICE PREPARE AHEAD OF THE VERDICT OF ANWAR IBRAHIM'S SODOMY TRIAL.
Malaysia's riot police prepare in front of the highcourt in the early hours of August 8, 2000, before the judge gives the the verdict of the sodomy trial of jailed politician Anwar Ibrahim, in Kuala Lumpur. The ex-finance minister and deputy prime minister on Tuesday will listen to the high court judge whether he is guilty or innocent on a sodomy charge. He faces up to 20 years in jail and a whipping if found guilty. Anwar is currently serving a six-year jail term for abuse of power.