ADDED ON: 10/30/2018

Kelantan to Take Action Against Cross-dressers

10/29/2018 | Star Online

Religious authorities in Kelantan will take action against cross-dressers. State Islamic development committee chairman Datuk Mohd Nassuruddin Daud warned that those wearing clothes associated with the opposite sex can be charged under Section 5(1) of Syariah Criminal Enactment. “The penalty includes a maximum fine of RM1,000 or six months’ jail, or both,” he said at the state assembly in response to a question posted by Mohamad Awang (PAS-Gua Periok). Mohamad had asked if any actions had been taken to check on LGBT (Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender), and Syiah influences.

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