Malaysiakini NEWS

Insulting Islam – heavy sentence for first timers excessive, says ex-mufti

Published:  |  Modified:

The 10-year sentence imposed on a first-time offender who insulted Prophet Muhammad is excessive, said former Terengganu mufti Ismail Yahya.

The Star today reported Ismail's reaction towards the case of 22-year old Alister Cogia from Sarawak, who was sentenced to 10 years and 10 months jail by the Kuching Sessions Court after he pleaded guilty to insulting the Prophet in a Facebook post...

Share this story


Welcome back,

Your subscription expires on

Your subscription will expire soon, kindly renew before

Your subscription is expired
  Click here to renew

You are not subscribed to any subscription package
  Click here to subscribe now

Any questions?
  Email: [email protected]
  Call: +603-777-00000