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Hudud would prevent robbery at home of Selangor speaker’s parents, Isma claims

Hudud would prevent robbery at home of Selangor speaker’s parents, Isma claims

March 30, 2015

KUALA LUMPUR, March 30 — Sneering at the DAP’s rejection of hudud, Islamist group Ikatan Muslimin Malaysia (Isma) claimed today that the Sunday robbery at the home of Selangor Speaker Hannah Yeoh could have been prevented if hudud were in place. Isma president Abdullah Zaik Abd Rahman said that with hudud in force, criminals would fear committing robbery as the punishment is severe. “If DAP accepts hudud, heavy punishment can be given towards Yeoh’s parents’ robbers, but... Read more

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Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh (second from right), seen here at the ASEAN Regional Forum Workshop on Combating Wildlife Trafficking, March 30, 2015, will work with the Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry on a documentary to highlight the state’s wildlife preservation efforts. — Picture by Julia Chan

Tan Sri Michelle Yeoh (second from right), seen here at the ASEAN Regional Forum Workshop on Combating Wildlife Trafficking, March 30, 2015, will work with the Sabah Tourism, Culture and Environment Ministry on a documentary to highlight the state’s wildlife preservation efforts. — Picture by Julia Chan Read More