Bung, Azalina disagree with proposed Penal Code amendments

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  • Monday, 21 Oct 2013

KUALA LUMPUR: Controversy over proposed mandatory jail sentences for those convicted for vandalism and insulting the national flag saw two Barisan Nasional lawmakers voice their dissent against amendments to the Penal Code.

Although agreeing for the need to protect the sanctity of the Jalur Gemilang, Datuk Seri Azalina Othman (BN-Pengerang) expressed reservations on having mandatory sentences for those convicted of the offense.

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