Need to review public nature of shariah caning, says Mujahid

Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa says 'two or three officials' can be considered as the public, thus doing away with the need for shariah caning to be carried out in front of the general public. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, September 3, 2018.

MINISTER in the Prime Minister’s Department Dr Mujahid Yusof Rawa said there is a need to review the public nature of caning under shariah law.

“It (the provision) must be looked into, whether the (general) public can be present. The two or three officials present can be considered as the public.

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