5 men sentenced to jail and canning for ‘attempting’ gay sex in Malaysia

Islamic populated Malaysia have strict laws against the engagement of sodomy or any gay related activities and 5 men have fallen victims to this law…

Same-sex acts are illegal under Islamic law in Muslim-majority Malaysia, although convictions are rare.

The Selangor Shariah High Court, on the outskirts of the Malaysian capital, sentenced four men to six months’ jail, six strokes of the cane, and a 4,800 ringgit ($1,163) fine for “attempting intercourse against the order of nature”, the Malay-language daily Harian Metro reported.

The last man was more unfortunate and was sentenced to seven months’ jail, six strokes of the cane and a 4,900 ringgit fine for the same offence.

Islamic enforcement officers detained the five accused with seven other men during a November 2018 raid on a two-storey apartment, Harian Metro reported, citing judge Mohamad Asri Mohamad Tahir.

“The facts show that there was an attempt to carry out intercourse outside of the order of nature and that it was not in the early stages of preparation,” Mohamad Asri was quoted as saying.

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