Govt wants to abolish mandatory death sentence for 11 offences, says Hanipa

  • Nation
  • Wednesday, 13 Mar 2019

KUALA LUMPUR: The government has decided to abolish the mandatory death penalty for 11 offences, says Mohamed Hanipa Maidin.

The Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department said the 11 offences fell under two acts – nine under the Penal Code and two under the Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act 1971.

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