Gov't denies interference over differing punishment for MCO violators
Published:  May 6, 2020 6:51 AM
Updated: 7:55 AM

Defence Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob said the government does not interfere in the judiciary amid questions about the disparity in punishments for violating the movement control order (MCO).

"As a democratic country, we practice judicial independence and the government cannot interfere in the decisions of the courts in determining the punishment of any accused.

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