MALAYSIA. THAI TO HANG AFTER APPEAL REJECTED
February 26, 2007: The Malaysian Federal Court dismissed an appeal by Thai national Wichai Onprom against a death sentence for trafficking in 1.2kg of cannabis in 1995. His sentence and conviction was unanimously affirmed by the court.
Wichai was caught trafficking in the drug at the Bukit Kayu Hitam immigration complex in Kedah at about 2.45pm on Feb 24, 1995. On April 6 that year, the High Court sentenced him to death for the offence.
On Sept 6, 2004, his appeal to the Court of Appeal was dismissed. (Sources: Malaysia Star, 27/02/2007)