Tag: drug trafficking
Apex court says conviction of Y Suppiah unsafe to be sustained as his cautioned statement was not considered.
Deputy agriculture minister Thammanat Prompao says reports carried in the Australian media which state he was charged with drug trafficking were planted by his political opponents.
2016 research by government unit Pemandu reveals that such contraband was often moved across the Thai border through 'rat trails'.
Court of Appeal acquits woman on a technicality during identification of evidence.
84% of executions are for drug offences, with a noticeable spike occurring in 2017 and 2018.
Lawyers for Liberty’s N Surendran says the Singapore government is practising double standards by not allowing Malaysian lawyers to see their clients in Changi prison.
Rights group appeals for clemency for Malaysian sentenced to death for drug trafficking in 2010.
El Chapo has been convicted of crimes spanning a quarter of a century including drug trafficking, money laundering and weapons-related offences.
The sum represents the total amount of cocaine, marijuana and heroin that a jury found 'El Chapo' to have trafficked.
Hafizzulah Abdul Samad's appeal is allowed as the three options available to accused persons when ordered to enter defence were not read and explained to him.
Drug gangs use Rohingya to get the yaba into southern Bangladesh and then send it all over the country of 165 million people.
IGP says he is prepared to reopen two separate cases involving policemen who claim they had been falsely accused of crime in the past, including one that happened 20 years ago.
Lawyers say asking for a moratorium on the death sentence of a Malaysian may be seen as interfering in Singapore’s affairs but two human rights activists disagree.
They say Putrajaya is the last hope for Pannir Selvam Pranthaman.
The landmark verdict last week states that the use of double presumptions to secure the death penalty for drug trafficking is unconstitutional.
Chief Justice Richard Malanjum says Section 37A prima facie violates the presumption of innocence since it permits an accused to be convicted while a reasonable doubt may exist.
The legislature's 1983 decision to take away the court's discretion on the measure of punishment amounts to interference and goes against the doctrine of separation of powers, says Gopal Sri Ram
When it comes to problems like youth delinquency and drug trafficking, a holistic and multi-pronged approach is better than piecemeal solutions.
Human rights groups say Chinese courts are not independent and can be influenced by the Communist Party.
Zaireen Zainal, waiting for the Federal Court to hear his final drug trafficking appeal, has written to the attorney-general to review the case as he used the marijuana to help others who were ill.
This comes after prosecution decides against pursuing its appeal.
The three-member bench unanimously affirms an earlier High Court ruling on the matter.
The Court of Appeal holds that it is unsafe to maintain the sentence and conviction based on the evidence of an accomplice.
Her lawyer says she is likely to remain in jail due to the high bail amount but he has appealed to the AG to drop the appeal as High Court had acquitted her twice.