Consider community service as a form of punishment - CJ

Hafiz Yatim

11 Jan 2019, 5:39 am

Updated 2 years ago


Chief Justice Richard Malanjum wants judges and magistrates to consider meting out punishments in the form of community service for lesser offences, instead of locking up such offenders in prison.

Justice Malanjum said there was such a provision provided for in the Penal Code.

The move, he added, could also help reduce congestion in prisons...

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