Singapore hangs Nagaenthran

Malaysian Nagaenthran K Dharmalingam has been executed by Singapore, as indicated by his sibling, Navin Kumar.

Reuters cited Navin as affirming that the execution was done earlier today and that Nagaenthran’s burial service would be held in Ipoh.

This comes a month after the city-state’s Court of Appeal maintained his capital punishment for drug dealing.

Recently, the Singapore Court of Appeal excused a lawful test recorded by Nagaenthran’s mom in a final desperate effort to save her child’s conviction and capital punishment.

The premise of the legitimate test was that judge Sundaresh Menon, who directed and excused Nagaenthran’s requests, was prior the head legal officer who had arraigned Nagaenthran and gotten his conviction.

After his mom’s application was excused, the court permitted Nagaenthran, 34, to clasp hands with his relatives present in the court.

Nagaenthran, from Perak, was said to have an IQ of 69 – a level perceived as an incapacity. He had been waiting for capital punishment in Singapore starting around 2010 for sneaking 42.7gm of heroin into the city-express a year sooner.

He should have been executed on Nov 10, 2021, yet observed transitory break on Nov 9 after the court was informed that he had tried positive for Covid-19 when he showed up for a final desperate effort against his capital punishment.

Nagaenthran’s case had drawn worldwide consideration, with British tycoon Richard Branson and entertainer Stephen Fry among the individuals who had encouraged Singapore to save his life.

On Nov 7, 2021, it was accounted for that Prime Minister Ismail Sabri Yaakob had kept in touch with his Singapore partner, Lee Hsien Loong, looking for mercy for the situation.

On Dec 3, Singapore President Halimah Yacob said Nagaenthran had been agreed full fair treatment under the law.

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