Amendments to abolish mandatory death penalty to be tabled in October


PUTRAJAYA: The relevant legislative amendments needed to abolish mandatory death sentence is expected to be tabled in the October parliamentary sitting, says Datuk Seri Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar.

The Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) said this will allow the abolition of the mandatory death sentence to take effect by January next year.

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