Bung Mokhtar, Kinabatangan member of parliament sentenced to jail for polygamy.

Syariah Judge Wan Mahyuddin Wan Muhammad today sentenced Kinabatangan Member of Parliament Datuk Bung Moktar Radin to one month’s jail for committing polygamy without the consent of court.

Wan Mahyuddin said that court needed to impose severe punishment so that that the public would respect the institution of marriage, and to serve as a lesson for those that did not respect the Islamic legal system.

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