MALAYSIA: DUO SENTENCED TO HANG FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
October 4, 2010: Judge Normala Salim of the Penang High Court in Malaysia sentenced friends welder P.Pathmanathan, 28, and goat breeder Bernard Louga Edward, 29, to death for trafficking 50.3 gms of heroin and monocetylmorphines weighing 7.4 gms on February 26, 2007, at Juru on the North-South Highway.
Pathmanathan was represented by counsel Datuk Haniff Hashim while Bernard Louga by counsel R.S.N Rayer.
Deputy public prosecutors Suhaimi Ibrahim and G Jaya Prem prosecuted. (Sources: Bernama, 04/10/2010)