Singapore's Court of Appeal dismisses last-ditch efforts of two drug traffickers to escape death sentence

  • Nation
  • Thursday, 17 Feb 2022

SINGAPORE: The Court of Appeal has dismissed two separate eleventh-hour attempts by a pair of drug traffickers, who were scheduled to hang on Wednesday (Feb 16), to escape their executions.

Singaporean Roslan Bakar, 51, and Malaysian Pausi Jefridin, 37, were sentenced to death in 2010 and have unsuccessfully challenged the capital punishment over the years.

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