652 prosecuted under Syariah Penal Code Order

A total of 652 cases for general offences were prosecuted under the Syariah Penal Code Order, 2013 along with 23 for theft (sariqah) and one for assault. This was highlighted by Minister of Religious Affairs Yang Berhormat Pehin Udana Khatib Dato Paduka Seri Setia Ustaz Haji Awang Badaruddin bin Pengarah Dato Paduka Haji Awang Othman in his opening remarks during the 17th Legislative Council (LegCo) session on Monday. More details in Tuesday’s Borneo Bulletin.