KOTA KINABALU: The High Court here sentenced two men to death for trafficking 745.6gm and 52.1gm of syabu respectively on Wednesday. High Court Judge Datuk Nurchaya Arshad delivered the sentence on Andy Majudil, 35, a local, and Mohd Noor Jumat, 38, a Brunei national after finding that the prosecution had proven its case. They were convicted under Section 39B(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act which carries the death penalty upon conviction. Andy and Mohd Noor had on Nov 29, last year, respectively gave unsworn statements in their defence. They were represented by counsel Ram Singh and Datuk Seri Rakhbir Singh respectively, while Deputy Public Prosecutor Wan Farah Farriza Wan Ghazali appeared for the prosecution.
Source: The Star January 11, 2017 12:33 UTC