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Singapore hangs man for coordinating delivery of a kilo of marijuana

Posted on AllSides April 26th, 2023
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Anti-death penalty activists hold candles outside the Singaporean Embassy in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia, on Wednesday. Singapore on Wednesday executed a man accused of coordinating a cannabis delivery, despite pleas for clemency from his family and protests from activists that he was convicted on weak evidence. Tangaraju Suppiah, 46, was sentenced to death in 2018 for abetting the trafficking of one kilogram (2.2 pounds) of cannabis. Under Singaporean laws, trafficking more than 500 grams (1.1 pounds) of cannabis may result in the death penalty. Tangaraju was hanged Wednesday morning, and his...

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