Malaysiakini NEWS

Liew: New-look death penalty law may be tabled next week

Lu Wei Hoong
Published:  |  Modified:

After receiving heavy objection on total abolishment, de facto Law Minister Liew Vui Keong took a step back to abolish the mandatory death sentence on 11 serious criminal offences instead.

Under proposed changes to the law, the death penalty will still be available as a sentencing option for the judge, who can also choose for a 30-year jail sentence or life imprisonment...

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