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Malaysia: Unemployed To Hang For Trafficking In Cannabis
Central Region News
Wednesday 15 Feb 2006
SHAH ALAM, Feb 15 (Bernama) -- An unemployed was Wednesday sentenced to
death by the High Court here after being found guilty of trafficking in
2018.04 grams of cannabis six years ago.
Justice Datin Paduka Zaleha Zahari passed the verdict after finding that
the defence had failed to raise reasonable doubt on the prosecution's case.
Mohammad Abdullah, 31, who was wearing a grey T-shirt and blue jeans
appeared calm in the dock when the sentence was passed.
Mohammad from Keramat, Kuala Lumpur, was alleged to have committed the
offence at Jalan Jurutera Off Jalan Puchong near here at about 12.30 am
on Dec 22, 2000.
He was charged under Section 39 B (1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952
and sentenced under Section 39B (2) of the same Act which carries the
death penalty upon conviction.
The drugs were found in a bag on the front seat of the car driven by the
Public Prosecutor Datin Nik Sarina Lugman Hashim appeared for the
prosecution while the accused was represented by counsel K. A. Ramu.
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