Malaysia agrees to abolish mandatory death sentence

Updated: Jun 10, 2022, 04:56 PM(IST) WION Video Team

Malaysia has agreed to abolish mandatory death penalty. Death penalty is mandatory for offences including murder & drug trafficking. In 2018, the government said it would abolish capital punishment. Due to uproar by opposition, the plan was put on hold. Malaysia’s law minister said Cabinet has agreed to abolish mandatory capital punishment.

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