Activists at a vigil protesting against the impending execution of Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, who was convicted of a drug offence 10 years ago in Singapore. Photo: EPA
Activists at a vigil protesting against the impending execution of Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, who was convicted of a drug offence 10 years ago in Singapore. Photo: EPA
Singapore

Singapore’s highest court delays execution for Malaysian drug trafficker Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam after he tests positive for Covid-19

  • Execution by hanging had been due on Wednesday, but court hearing last ditch appeal suspends proceedings due to infection
  • The case of Nagaenthran, who has an IQ of 69, has attracted international attention, including from Virgin boss Richard Branson

Activists at a vigil protesting against the impending execution of Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, who was convicted of a drug offence 10 years ago in Singapore. Photo: EPA
Activists at a vigil protesting against the impending execution of Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam, who was convicted of a drug offence 10 years ago in Singapore. Photo: EPA
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