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Deputy minister: Man who insulted Islam can appeal against 10-year jail term

Zikri Kamarulzaman  |  Published:  |  Modified:

A man sentenced to 10-years in jail for insulting Islam and Prophet Muhammad, can appeal for a lighter sentence said de facto deputy law minister Hanipa Maidin.

"The convicted offender can always file an appeal challenging the sentence if he or she is of the view that such a decision was manifestly excessive...

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