Malaysian citizen faces death sentence on 10th Nov.2021 following the decision of Singapore High Court

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PUTRAJAYA NOV.3: A Malaysian citizen Nagaenthran s/o K. Dhmalingan who was detained on 22nd April 2009 for smuggling 42.72 gram of diamorphine drug will be facing his death sentence on 10th November 2021 following the Singapore High Court decision.

The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Datuk Saifuddin Abdullah said, the Singapore High Court has made the decision that Dhmalingan will be sentenced to death on 22nd November 2010.

Saifuddin added, the appeal process through the court has been made until the final level via application to the Presidential Clemency. However the application was rejected on 1st June 2020.

“I have also received a letter from an organisation Anti-Death Penalty Asia Network (ADPAN) through the Member of Parliament for Petaling Jaya, Maria Chin Abdullah who informed about the implementation of the sentence and requested the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to raise the case with the Government of Singapore,” Saifuddin said in a statement here today.

The Minister added, relating to the case, he has written a letter to the Singapore Minister of Foreign Affairs. The Ministry of Foreign Affairs through the High Commission of Malaysian in Singapore will monitor the development of this case and will give reasonable councillor’s aid to Nagaenthran and his family. –Malaysia World News

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