Tamil Tiger accused denied bail in conflicting ruling

B. Subramaniam (left) and A. Kalaimughilan were charged with links to the Liberation Tigers of Tamil Eelam (LTTE) last December. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, February 10, 2020.

SECTION 13 of the Security Offences (Special Measures) Act (Sosma), which denies bail to those charged with terrorism-related offences is constitutional, ruled a high court today.

The ruling contradicts an earlier ruling by another high court in November that said the section was unconstitutional.

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