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79 MPs voice support for Maria Chin over jail sentence by Syariah Court
Published:  Apr 28, 2022 9:48 AM
Updated: 11:12 PM

UPDATED 10:15PM | There is a new list with 79 MPs voicing support for Maria Chin, up from 76 in an earlier list.

A group of 79 lawmakers today expressed their support for fellow MP Maria Chin Abdullah, who was recently sentenced to jail by the Kuala Lumpur Syariah High Court after she criticised the same court over the jailing of a prominent businessperson's ex-wife in a custodial case in 2019.

In a statement, the opposition MPs across parties raised their concern over Syariah judge Mohamed Fouzi Mokhtar's decision to sentence Maria to seven days in jail for her statement, which they described as...

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