A belated but well-deserved honour

Key role: Malanjum’s view of the law is that it is a reflection of the values of fairness, justice and due process.

A DELUGE of constitutional issues has washed up our shores during the last one month.

The impending execution (now postponed) of Malaysian citizen Nagaenthran Dharmalingam for drug trafficking in Singapore has raised issues about the death penalty, which is authorised for 17 offences in our country. Should it be totally abolished? Or should it be retained but made non-mandatory? And should there be a reduction in the number of offences for which death can be ordered?

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Richard Malanjum , title , Tun , Sabah


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