Adam Adli's jail sentence reduced to RM5,000 fine

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 18 Feb 2016

KUALA LUMPUR: Activist Adam Adli Abd Halim (pic) will not be going to jail after the High Court here on Thursday reduced his one-year custodial sentence to a RM5,000 fine, in default six months' jail, for uttering seditious words during a talk about free and fair elections three years ago.

High Court judge Justice Ab Karim Ab Rahman ruled that a jail sentence was too heavy for such an offence as the speech delivered by Adam did not lead to any negative effects.

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