Amending the Death Penalty for Drug Trafficking?
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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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