MCO violators: Chief Justice urges judges to consider prison overcrowding when sentencing


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  • Sunday, 05 Apr 2020

PETALING JAYA: The Chief Justice of Malaya Tan Sri Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat (pic) has urged judges to take into consideration the overcrowding in prisons when sentencing violators of the movement control order (MCO).

In a statement by the Office of the Chief Registrar of the Federal Court on Sunday (April 5), it confirmed that the Office had received a letter from the Prisons Department director-general Datuk Seri Zulkifli Omar on April 2, with regards to the prisons receiving violators of the MCO.

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