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    Malaysian government to look at alternative punishment to caning: Wan Junaidi

    Bernama – The government through the Legal Affairs Division and the Attorney General’s Chambers (AGC) is studying alternative punishments to replace caning.

    Minister in the Prime Minister’s Department (Parliament and Law) Datuk Seri Dr Wan Junaidi Tuanku Jaafar is of the view that lashing up to 15 times is considered excessive as it takes only three lashes to ‘destroy the flesh’ of a person even though many may disagree with that view.

    More details in Monday’s Borneo Bulletin

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