Dewan Negara approves Sosma extension

Nur Jazlan Mohamed said the allegation that Sosma is being used on political detainees is not true. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, April 28, 2017.

THE controversial Security Offences (Special Measures) Act of 2012 (Sosma) is set to stay for the next five years after Dewan Negara voted to approve its extension.

Approved last night, the motion on the review of the implementation of subsection 4 (5) of the Act was submitted by Deputy Home Minister Nur Jazlan Mohamed.

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