A family member reacts as the coffin carrying the body of Malaysian national Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam arrives in Tanjung Rambutan, Malaysia, on Thursday. Photo: AFP
‘He knew what he was doing’: Singapore defends Malaysian’s execution
  • Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, who had an IQ of 69, was hanged on Wednesday after being convicted of smuggling 42 grams of heroin into Singapore
  • The Central Narcotics Bureau and Attorney General’s Chambers both issued statements defending the use of the death penalty following international criticism
28 Apr 2022 - 3:36PM