Tag Archives: DEATH PENALTY

Human Rights Lawyer Files Judicial Review Application to Stay Execution of Drug Trafficker

From April 2011, Suhail gradually increased his intake of heroin until he was taking roughly 12g to 18g of normal grade heroin a day around the time of his arrest on 3 August 2011. He described the normal grade heroin as “coklat gelap” or dark chocolate. He clarified that he did not reach this rate of consumption, which would cost an estimated $5,000 a month, overnight. In August 2011, his dependency level had got to the point where he was injecting himself every two or three hours just to delay the onset of withdrawal symptoms. When he had to work, he would smoke the heroin.

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YET ANOTHER PERSON BANNED FROM TRAVELLING, INVESTIGATED FOR ATTENDING VIGIL

Filmmaker Jason Soo is yet another person to be slapped with a travel restriction as the police are investigating him for taking part in a candlelight vigil for a death penalty inmate. "It's an example of how civil rights in this country are being gradually stripped away, inch by inch, little by little, until one day, we realize that the only rights we have left is the right to obey."

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48 YR OLD MAN CHARGED FOR MURDERING TECK WHYE FLATMATE

48 year old Mohammad Rosli Abdul Rahim has been charged for allegedly killing Mohammad Roslan Zaini 2 days ago at Teck Whye Crescent. He will be remanded for a week for investigations and will appear in court on 25 Aug. He may face the death penalty if convicted of murder.

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LAWYER USES PROSECUTION’S OWN IMH REPORT TO FIGHT FOR DRUG MULE’S ACCQUITTAL

In a twist of Shakespearean proportions, Mr Eugene Thuraisingam, the lawyer for death row inmate Ilechukwu, has used evidence produced by the Prosecution to argue for his client's acquittal. The Defence counsel made the case that the results of a psychiatric assessment conducted by one Dr Jaydip Sarkar from Institute of Mental Health (IMH), which was sought for by the Prosecution, exculpated the Defendant.

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