Man sodomises six-year-old boy in Maharashtra, threatens him

A 40-year-old man allegedly sodomised a six-year-old boy for nearly eight months and threatened him with dire consequences if he revealed the offence to anyone, police said on Tuesday.

Minor boy sodomised in Punjab; one arrested

A seven-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by two teenagers in Gurdaspur district following which one of them has been arrested, police said on Saturday.

Malaysia's Anwar takes up last legal recourse against sodomy conviction

Jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Thursday applied for a judicial review of his conviction for sodomy, his last legal recourse after an appeal was rejected in February.

Wife of Malaysia's jailed Anwar Ibrahim to run for his seat

The wife of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Saturday entered the race for the parliamentary seat vacated by her husband's recent jailing over a much-criticised sodomy conviction, a party official said.

Teacher attempts to sodomise minor boy in UP

A madrasa teacher has been arrested for allegedly attempting to rape a 10-year-old boy at Jansath town in the district, police said on Friday.

Minor boy sodomised by maulvi in Jaipur

A 10-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by a maulvi in a madarsa here, police said on Thursday.

Jailed Malaysian leader Anwar Ibrahim's family seeks royal pardon

Jailed Malaysian Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim's family has sought a royal pardon in a desperate final attempt to free the politician convicted of sodomising a former male aide.

Family of Malaysia`s Anwar seek royal pardon

 The family of Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said Wednesday they had sought a royal pardon for his conviction on sodomy charges to reverse a "gross miscarriage of justice".

Malaysia`s Anwar in `deplorable` jail conditions: Daughter

 Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim is jailed in "deplorable" conditions in a small cell equipped only with a thin foam mattress on the floor, a squat toilet and a bucket for bathing, his daughter said Monday.

Minor boy sodomised in UP

A 12-year-old boy was sodomised by three youths under New Mandi police station area here, police said on Saturday.

Malaysia arrests cartoonist for criticising Anwar verdict judges

Malaysia has arrested a cartoonist for sedition over a Twitter post that criticised the judiciary for upholding a five-year jail term for opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, who accused the courts of "bowing to the dictates of the political masters".

Family of Malaysia`s Anwar launches freedom campaign

 The family of jailed Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim on Wednesday described his five-year incarceration as an "outrage" and vowed an international campaign to free the former deputy prime minister.

Malaysia cartoonist arrested for criticising Anwar ruling

One of Malaysia`s best-known political cartoonists has been arrested for sedition over a Twitter posting that criticised the jailing of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim, the artist`s wife said Wednesday.

UN rights office dismayed over Anwar ruling

The UN Human Rights office said on Tuesday it was "disappointed" by the Malaysian Federal Court ruling upholding the conviction on sodomy charges of opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim.

Malaysia`s Anwar alleges `conspiracy` as he is sent to jail
Malaysia`s Anwar alleges `conspiracy` as he is sent to jail

 Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim alleged a "political conspiracy" as he was sent to jail Tuesday after his appeal against a sodomy conviction was overturned, likely spelling the end of his political career.

Malaysia court upholds Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy conviction
Malaysia court upholds Anwar Ibrahim's sodomy conviction

Malaysia`s highest court on Tuesday upheld a sodomy conviction against Anwar Ibrahim, rejecting his appeal in a case that the opposition leader calls a conspiracy and casting fresh doubt over his turbulent political career.

Court confirms Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim guilty of sodomy
Court confirms Malaysian opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim guilty of sodomy

A top court on Tuesday upheld the conviction of Anwar Ibrahim, Malaysia's leader of opposition, of sodomising his former aide.

Anwar warns guilty ruling could backfire on Malaysia govt

 Opposition leader Anwar Ibrahim said on Wednesday that any move to jail him next week on controversial sodomy charges could backfire against the Malaysian government.

Minor boy sodomised by five in Muzaffarnagar

A 16-year-old boy was allegedly sodomised by five youths who also filmed the act and threatened to post the video online at Talra village here, police said on Friday.

Minor boy sodomised, attempts suicide in Muzaffarnagar

A 16-year-old boy, who was allegedly sodomised by four youths, attempted suicide at Sisona village under Chapar police station here, police said on Monday.