One-month jail sentence for Lokman not enough, says DPP

One-month jail sentence for Lokman not enough, says DPP

2 months ago

PUTRAJAYA: A one-month jail imposed by the High Court on Lokman Noor Adam for contempt of court is insufficient and should be increased to protect the dignity of the administration of justice, the Court of Appeal heard today.

Deputy public prosecutor Dusuki Mokhtar submitted that the prosecution was seeking at least a three-month imprisonment for the former Umno Supreme Council member to show the seriousness of the offence as it was a high-profile case.

“First and foremost, this case is of public interest. Interference with the administration of justice is a serious offence. We humbly submit that the sentence imposed by the High Court is insufficient.

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