Danish national first to be sentenced under Anti-Fake News law


  • Nation
  • Monday, 30 Apr 2018

KUALA LUMPUR: A Danish national is the first to be punished under the newly enacted Anti-Fake News Act, over a YouTube video he had posted regarding the shooting of a supposed Hamas member.

Salah Salem Saleh Sulaiman, 46, pleaded guilty to maliciously publishing fake news in the form of a YouTube video under the user name Salah Sulaiman and was sentenced to a week's jail and fined RM10,000.

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