Singapore executes mentally disabled Indian-origin Malaysian man over drug trafficking charges

Edited By: Rustam Roy
Singapore Updated: Apr 27, 2022, 09:45 AM(IST)

People take part in a vigil ahead execution of Nagaenthran Dharmalingam in Malaysia Photograph:( Reuters )

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Dharmalingam's brother Navin Kumar said his body will be sent to Malaysia where a funeral would be held in Ipoh town

Singapore on Wednesday executed a mentally disabled Malaysian man triggering an international outcry.

The Indian-origin man Nagaenthran Dharmalingam, 34, was on death row for over a decade over drug trafficking charges.

Dharmalingam's lawyer had appealed against the execution over his disability. Dharmalingam's brother  Navin Kumar said his body will be sent to Malaysia where a funeral would be held in Ipoh town.

(With inputs from Agencies)

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