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Sweeping powers under Sosma open to abuse, claims Muda
Published:  Dec 15, 2022 10:46 AM
Updated: 2:46 AM

Muda today claimed that the sweeping powers under the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act 2012 (Sosma) are open to abuse, in response to Home Minister Saifuddin Nasution Ismail’s statement on this legislation.

Its vice-president Zaidel Baharudin said that while Sosma, when compared to the defunct Internal Security Act 1967 (ISA), is a more progressive act in principle, it remains a “very one-sided bill”.

“Sosma gives many powers to the authorities without any...

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