PAS leaders should look at their backyard first before blaming the existing criminal laws for the spike in rape cases in the country.
THE highly publicised gang rape involving a 15-year-old schoolgirl by more than 10 men in the district of Ketereh near Kota Baru seems to have given PAS a reboot to push for hudud laws.
Its vice-president Tuan Ibrahim Tuan Man has, reportedly, quickly said that the gang-rape case was proof that existing criminal laws were ineffective, and that hudud is the solution.
But if I were him, I wouldn’t be so quick to jump into this. He had …
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