Political interference ‘to save Azmin’ despite charge sheets over gay sex videos, says Lokman

Muhammad Haziq Aziz says he and Mohamed Azmin Ali were the two men indulging in homosexual activities as seen in a series of sex videos which went viral in June this year.

PETALING JAYA: Umno’s Lokman Noor Adam today said there has been interference in the investigation on the gay sex video clips allegedly involving Economic Affairs Minister Mohamed Azmin Ali and former PKR member Muhammad Haziq Aziz.

The Umno Supreme Council member also claimed to have sighted charge sheets prepared against the two men, but which could not be followed up due to political interference.

“A friend in the Attorney-General’s Chambers has seen the charge sheets against Azmin Ali under Section 377B of the Penal Code, while charges against Haziq are framed under Section 377D,” Lokman told reporters outside the Attorney-General’s Chambers in Putrajaya today.

Section 377B deals with the offence of “carnal intercourse against the order of nature”, while Section 377D deals with the crime of “gross indecency with another person”.

“Why have Haziq and Azmin not been charged in court even though the police have received a forensic report from the United States? It’s because Prime Minister Dr Mahathir Mohamad has instructed that there will be ‘no further action’ (NFA) in Azmin’s case.”

Previously, Haziq had admitted to being one of two men in a viral gay sex video. He named Azmin as the other person in the clip, a claim which the PKR deputy president has strongly denied.

A CyberSecurity Malaysia analysis has confirmed the authenticity of the clip, but they could not identify the individuals in the clip.

Lokman says he is confident that the police will not reveal the identities of the individuals even though Bukit Aman’s Criminal Investigation Department director Huzir Mohamed vowed in November to reveal the individuals’ identities by the end of the year.

“I made a police report before this, asking the police to investigate who spread the video and who were the people in the clip. We have waited nearly six months.”

Lokman gave Attorney-General Tommy Thomas seven days to explain the status of the police report he made on Jun 11, failing which he said he may take legal action.

“The police have completed their duties and fulfilled their responsibilities. They must fulfil their promise and reveal who are the people in the clip.”

Prior to this, Huzir said the police had engaged experts in the United States to help identify the two men in the video.