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The jail sentence for those convicted of driving under the influence of alcohol or drugs to the extent of causing death has been increased to between 10 to 15 years and a fine of between RM50,000 to RM100,000 for the first offence.
The issue of drivers driving under the influence of alcohol or drug has nothing to do with the Muslims or non-Muslims.
The Ministry of Federal Territories (MFT) does not reject the possibility of freezing the sales of alcohol following the escalation of fatal accidents caused by drunk drivers.
Businessman, Kalaichelvan Kanniappan, 44, pleaded not guilty to driving under the influence of alcohol and causing the death of a policeman, Corporal Safwan Muhammad Ismail who was manning an Op Covid-19 operation roadblock during the Movement Control Order (MCO) on 4 May.
The Sultan of Selangor, Sultan Sharafuddin Idris Shah and Tengku Permaisuri Selangor Tengku Permaisuri Norashikin have conveyed their condolences to the family of the late Corporal Safwan Muhammad Ismail.
The response from the Ministry of Transport (MOT) to ‘study’ the existing law whenever drunk driving related accident happens is disappointing.
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