The Malaysian authorities are officially abolishing mandatory death penalties in our country.
Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) YB Dato Sri Dr. Haji Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar took to his Twitter page to share a statement in regards to the progressive news.
— Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar_Official (@dswjtj) June 10, 2022
The statement wrote, “The government has agreed to abolish mandatory death penalties in this country with substitute punishments at the discretion of the court.”
The decision was made following the presentation of the report on the study of Substitute Sentences against Mandatory Death Penalties by Dr Haji Wan Junaidi in a cabinet meeting on 8 June.
The authorities took note of the recommendations…