Deputy Public Prosecutor, Liyana Zawani Mohd Radzi and Ainul Wardah Shahidan prosecuted.
Meanwhile, Azlina said there was no objection from the prosecution as it was a valid reason as Covid-19 was dangerous.
The charge, framed under Section 376 1 of the Penal Code, carries a maximum jail term of 20 years and whipping if convicted.
The prosecution closed its case on Sept 28 after calling 28 witnesses, including two protected witnesses, to testify in the trial which began on April 5.
Cross-examined by state prosecution director Azlina Rasdi on whether he had received verbal or written threats, Yong testified that he had received many poison pen letters but they were not serious in nature, adding that no police reports were lodged.
The judge later ordered both parties to submit their written arguments before or on April 25 and file their rebuttals on May 9 in addition to setting May 17 for both parties to argue orally.