“Whipping” is more severe under civil law than syariah law

Published on 28 Sep 2018 9:29:25 PM

Department of Syariah Judiciary Malaysia syariah officer Hanifah Haydar Ali Tajuddin said the whipping meted out by the civil court is more severe than those carried out by syariah court but the uproar is unfairly targeted at the syariah court.

Hanifah said that at the Symposium on Whipping Sentence under Syariah and civil law: Retribution, Deterrent or Educational Value on Friday.