More than 200 people have called for Malaysian drug trafficker, Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam, to be spared from death row after he said that he was intellectually disabled. His family, friends and other people on death row have rallied together to appeal to President Halimah Yacob.
In the letter, they begged for him to be spared as there are devastating effects on him and his family. They said that the death penalty must be abolished as it is a very cruel form of punishment. Drug offenders are also humans and must be treated with care instead of violence.
Nagaenthran’s supporters are appealing on behalf of his family as they are under quarantine after coming from Malaysia.
“This act of solidarity is particularly significant that the family members of Nagaenthran, who have had to overcome significant hurdles to travel to Singapore from Malaysia in the middle of the Covid-19 pandemic, are not able to appeal to the President directly for clemency.”
They ask that more people support them and stop his execution. #SaveNagaenthran