Abstract

Purpose of the study: This study analyses the evidencing procedure via Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) images in criminal cases of hudud, qisas, and takzir based on the Islamic Law of Evidence in Malaysia.

Methodology: The method used to analyze data is content analysis on primary and secondary data sources gained from various sources.

Main Findings: Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) images are classified under the definition of an electronic document in Malaysia’s Shariah law.

Applications of this study: This study proved the admission of video as evidence in cases including zina (adultery), qazaf (offense of making an accusation of zina) and other criminal offenses.

Novelty/Originality of this study: This study discovers how far Closed-Circuit Television (CCTV) images are being used as evidence and challenges faced in convicting charges in Shariah court using this evidence.

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