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Criminologist calls for tougher sentences against officers of the court convicted of graft

A recent Butterworth Sessions Court decision, which saw a former senior federal counsel being fined RM130,000 and jailed for a day for soliciting bribes “to fix cases” will erode public confidence in the criminal justice system, says Datuk Dr P. Sundramoorthy, honorary associate professor (criminology) at the School of Social Sciences, Universiti Sains Malaysia.