Dr Mahathir: No need for life imprisonment, but corrupt people must be punished


  • Nation
  • Tuesday, 25 Sep 2018

LONDON (Bernama): Malaysia must punish corrupt people but the problem has not reached such a stage that the corrupt should be sentenced to life in prison, says Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad.

“They (corrupt individuals) might be jailed. How long they need to be jailed depends on the extent of the corruption, and I think different levels of corruption need different punishments,” he said at the Oxford Centre for Islamic Studies in London on Sept 25.

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