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‘Najib’s sentence loses deterrent value if allowed intermittent freedom’
Published:  Oct 3, 2022 1:47 PM
Updated: 1:47 PM

As former prime minister Najib Abdul Razak seeks to attend to his parliamentary duties despite serving his jail sentence, a former state assemblyperson warned that this could weaken the deterrence value of jail sentences against politicians.

Former Kota Alam Shah assemblyperson M Manoharan said such “intermittent freedom” would also place Najib above the law compared to other convicts, many of whom aren’t even allowed to... 

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