Zahid: Over 8,000 prisoners caned last year

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 12 Nov 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: A total of 8,481 prisoners, most of them foreigners, were caned last year as punishment for criminal offences, said Datuk Seri Dr Ahmad Zahid Hamidi.

The Home Minister said of the total number, 5,968 were foreigners while the remaining 2,483 were Malaysians.

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