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Malaysia not theocracy, Zaid tells Umno
Published:  Feb 12, 2024 10:30 AM
Updated: 3:55 AM
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Former law minister Zaid Ibrahim has taken a swipe at Umno's reaction towards the ruling on proposed amendments to 16 provisions in Kelantan's syariah law.

The former Umno member called it “madness” to want a constitutional amendment to empower syariah laws and questioned if Umno leaders know that the country is not a theocracy but one that is governed by civil law.

He said the reaction shown by Malay politicians towards Nik Elin Zurina Nik Abdul Rashid’s case was proof of how little they think about the country’s future....

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