Singapore hanged a convicted drug trafficker on July 22. File photo: EPA-EFE
Singapore hanged a convicted drug trafficker on July 22. File photo: EPA-EFE
Singapore

Singapore’s hanging spate to continue as minister K. Shanmugam vows no let-up in tough laws to fight illegal drug use

  • Convicted drug trafficker Nazeri Lajim was hanged on Friday, the fifth execution in the city state since March
  • The Singapore government has stoutly defended its use of the death penalty, claiming the policy has broad public support

Singapore hanged a convicted drug trafficker on July 22. File photo: EPA-EFE
Singapore hanged a convicted drug trafficker on July 22. File photo: EPA-EFE
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