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Gov't not tabling bill to abolish mandatory death penalty on drug cases yet

Geraldine Tong  |  Published:

De facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong said the government is waiting on the outcome of an ongoing Federal Court case before tabling a bill to abolish mandatory death sentence for drug-related offences.

“For drug cases, there is a case that has been filed in court... where the applicants have challenged the constitutionality of the death penalty in drug cases...

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