PETALING JAYA - While the PAS hudud proposal is strongly opposed by Barisan Nasional component parties like MCA, Gerakan and SUPP, several Umno MPs have also expressed reservations about it.
Titiwangsa MP Datuk Johari Abdul Ghani said PAS should convince its Pakatan partners to support the move before tabling the Private Member's Bill in Parliament.
He said the implementation of PAS' hudud should be done in accordance with Islam and should not be about scoring political points with the Malay voters.
"If they do not agree with PAS, I suggest that PAS leave Pakatan. We will discuss with all Umno MPs on whether we should support the Bill or otherwise. We do not want PAS to use the issue for its political interest," he said.
Pengerang MP Datuk Seri Azalina Othman Said felt PAS' hudud Bill would be unfair to all Malaysians.
"Hudud is God's law and it is about prevention (of crime).
"What will happen if the criminals involved are both Muslim and non-Muslim. There will be some form of double standards if they are punished in different ways.
"However, I believe that if we are a fully Muslim country, then PAS' hudud can be implemented," she said.