Dr M: Caning of 2 women doesn't reflect Islamic justice or sympathy


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  • Thursday, 06 Sep 2018

PETALING JAYA: The Cabinet thinks the caning of the two women convicted of lesbian sex in Terengganu gives a bad impression of Islam, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

He said the Cabinet had discussed the issue in a meeting on Wednesday (Sept 5) and were of the opinion that the caning of the two women did not reflect the quality of justice and sympathy in Islam.

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