This must be the first of its kind -- letting an alleged rapist who happens to be a national bowler, go without a custodial sentence because, well, his future is bright.
That doesn't seem right, does it?
Someone despaired in Facebook :"Something's wrong with our judicial system".
I disagree. There's nothing wrong with our judicial system. The law is there. the punishment is provided for under the criminal procedure code.
But the judges decide. And in this case, it is their decision to allow Noor Afizal Azizan's appeal against the High Court decision to sentence him to five years jail
Raus who is Court of Appeal president led the three-man panel in ruling that the jail term be substituted with a bound over for good behaviour for five years.
Read the report HERE.
The social media is raging over this.
I'm remembering the case of a foreigner who was found not guilty for speeding on the wrong side of the KL-Seremban highway. The judge accepted the grounds for his mad driving - a "sleep walking" disorder. Two or three people were killed by his crazed driving.
Sometimes, you wonder .....