Court's decision to abolish death penalty should be dealt by Parliament, says Suhakam commissioner

PETALING JAYA: The decision of the Federal Court that the abolition of the mandatory death penalty should be dealt with by Parliament should not be the end to the discussion of the matter, says Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam) commissioner Datuk Mah Weng Kwai.

The former Court of Appeal judge said since the apex court has made such a ruling, the issue of the proposed abolition of mandatory death penalty should be brought to Parliament by the government for a decision.

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