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Two to be caned for drinking beer

Published
Modified 13 Jan 2009, 10:29 am

A religious court in Pahang has sentenced a man and a woman to six strokes of the cane for drinking alcohol, in a rare decision in the multicultural nation, a report said today.

Mohamad Nasir Mohamad, a 38-year-old father of four, and 22-year-old waitress Noorazah Baharuddin, were separately found drinking beer in pubs in that state last year.

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