80 Nigerians sentenced to death in Malaysia over drug trafficking

Posted by Yemi Adebowale | 13 August 2017 | 4,422 times

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•Hang man’s noose.

A total of 80 Nigerians are awaiting execution in Malaysia after being convicted for drug-related offences, a report this morning said, quoting sources at the Malaysian Embassy in Nigeria.

The report, by THISDAY, also quoted one of the sources as saying: “As at today, 123 Nigerian students are in various detention centres after being arrested by Royal Malaysian Police for drug trafficking. This is out of a total of 350 foreign students in detention in Malaysia.”

The report put the number of Nigerians on death row in Malaysia at 81.


Source: News Express

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