Jobless man gets death for drug trafficking


KUALA TERENGGANU: An unemployed man was sentenced to death by the High Court here yesterday for trafficking 3,224.47gm of cannabis four years ago. 

Wan Marzuki Wan Abdullah, 26, was found guilty of committing the offence at a petrol station in Bukit Jong here on Dec 21, 1999. 

He was charged under the Dangerous Drugs Act for the offence, which carried the mandatory death sentence on conviction. 

In his judgment, Justice Datuk Nik Hashim Nik Abdul Rahman said the defence failed to cast a reasonable doubt on the prosecution’s case. – Bernama  

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