• July 29, 2021

Drug Trafficking: Nine Years After, Nigerian On Death Row Freed By Singapore’s Appeal Court

By Olivia Isibor (AGENDAWATCHDOG) A Nigerian, Ilechukwu Uchechukwu Chukwudi, who was on death row for drug trafficking offences for nine years, has been acquitted by the Court of Appeal in Singapore.

The Court of Appeal, in a landmark ruling, overturned its earlier ruling that found Ilechukwu guilty of drug trafficking, which carries the death sentence in Singapore.

Ilechukwu was charged with trafficking about 2kg (1,963.3g) of methamphetamine hidden in a black trolley bag he traveled with from Nigeria to Singapore on November 13, 2011.

Agenda Watchdog

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