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Nation 18 Nov 2015 | 12:00 AM

Govt looking to scrap mandatory death sentence

THE Government wants to amend laws to abolish the mandatory death sentence for drug-related offences and leave the punishment to the discretion of the judge.

AseanPlus News 15 Dec 2015 | 12:00 AM

Bo’s wife’s death sentence commuted

BEIJING: The wife of former Chinese political heavyweight Bo Xilai has had her suspended death sentence for murdering a British businessman commuted to life imprisonment, the latest episode of a drama that rocked the Communist party three years ago.

Nation 07 May 2014 | 12:00 AM

Van driver loses appeal against death sentence

PUTRAJAYA: The Federal Court upheld the death sentence on a van driver for the murder of a waitress on Christmas Day in 2006.

Nation 20 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Groups: Review death sentence

PETALING JAYA: Several groups are calling for a judicial review into the death sentence imposed on two Indonesian brothers charged with killing a burglar.

AseanPlus News 29 Jul 2015 | 12:10 PM

Bangladesh upholds opposition politician’s death sentence

DHAKA: Bangladesh’s highest court on Wednesday upheld the death sentence handed down to a top opposition politician for war crimes during the country’s 1971 independence conflict against Pakistan.

Nation 27 Mar 2013 | 12:00 AM

Court upholds Japanese ex-nurse's death sentence for drug trafficking

PUTRAJAYA: The death sentence of a Japanese ex-nurse for drug trafficking was upheld by the Court of Appeal here Wednesday.

Nation 30 Jun 2014 | 12:14 PM

Chauffeur escapes death sentence

KUALA LUMPUR: A personal chauffeur was spared the death sentence when the High Court on Monday released and acquitted him from charges of trafficking 894 grammes of cannabis two years ago.

China 07 Aug 2014 | 3:26 PM

China court upholds mining tycoon's death sentence

BEIJING, Aug 07, 2014 (AFP) - A Chinese court on Thursday upheld the death sentence handed down to a mining billionaire said to have links with disgraced former security tsar Zhou Yongkang.

Nation 30 Jul 2015 | 10:37 AM

Three former college students' death sentence for double murder upheld

PUTRAJAYA: A Court of Appeal has upheld the death sentence for three former college students charged with murdering their disabled lecturer Zara Eleena Omar Peter and her father two years ago.

Nation 15 Oct 2012 | 12:00 AM

Death sentence upheld on Sudanese who sexually abused, killed girlfriend’s daughter

PUTRAJAYA: The Court of Appeal here on Monday upheld the death sentence on a Sudanese for murdering his girlfriend's three-year-old daughter, three years ago.