Federal Court orders PKR lawmaker's sedition trial to begin

Bede Hong

SEDITION cases nationwide may be put in limbo after the Federal Court failed to resolve the constitutionality of a section of the Sedition Act today.

A five-judge panel, led by Justice Wira Ahmad Haji Maarop, unanimously ordered criminal proceedings to commence for PKR assemblyman Mat Shuhaimi Shafiei, who had been charged under the act in 2011 for posting a seditious publication in his blog.

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