Gani Patail: Sosma introduced to deal with terrorism


KUALA LUMPUR: The Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma) 2012 was not introduced to suppress political freedoms, says Tan Sri Abdul Gani Patail.

"Sosma was introduced to deal with terrorism and other security offences. It was not intended to guillotine parliamentary democracy or suppress political freedom," he said at the Malaysian Bar Council's "Sosma – Wolf in Sheep's Clothing" forum here.

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