Johor-born 'Mr T' could face death penalty in Thai court

  • Nation
  • Sunday, 18 Mar 2018

BANGKOK: A Johor-born man, famously known by the Malaysian media as "Mr T" or the "Malaysian Iceman", could be staring at the death penalty over his alleged role in an attempt to smuggle 282kg of crystal methamphetamine into Malaysia two years ago.

Tan Hun Seong and three of his accomplices have been formally charged in Thai court under the country's Act on Measures for the Suppression of Offenders Relating to Narcotics 1991 and Narcotics Act 1979 which, besides the death penalty, also provide life imprisonment upon conviction.

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