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Amending the Death Penalty for Drug Trafficking?

19-Feb-20 14:00

Amending the Death Penalty for Drug Trafficking?

Yesterday, Prime Minister Tun Dr Mahathir Mohamad announced that the mandatory death penalty for drug trafficking might be amended to a life sentence. We look at the rationale for this move.


Produced by: Tee Shiao Eek

Presented by: Juliet Jacobs, Tee Shiao Eek, Lim Sue Ann


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