Drug traffickers may no longer face certain death

Kow Gah Chie

Modified 17 Nov 2015, 12:17 pm

De facto Law Minister Nancy Shukri hopes the government will be able to table the amendment to Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 in Parliament next March to abolish the mandatory death sentence for drug-related offences.

This would allow judges to use their discretion whether or not to impose the death sentence.

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