Sirul’s son in Australia seeks political asylum for father

THE son of convicted murderer and former police officer Sirul Azhar Umar has pleaded to the Australian government to release his father who is facing the death penalty in Malaysia. 

The Sydney Morning Herald reported that Sirul’s Australian-based son Shukri Azam Sirul Azhar said he and his father have to intention of returning to Malaysia as he fears for the latter’s life.