MALAYSIA: IRANIAN WOMAN, MOTHER SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
September 30, 2015: An Iranian woman and her mother were sentenced to death by the High Court in Malaysia for trafficking in 2.5kg of methamphetamine, three years ago.
Tayebeh Abbasali Najafi, 36, and Parvin Yousef Ilanlou, 57, were found guilty by Justice Datuk Ghazali Cha of the offence involving 1297.5g and 1245.6g, respectively.
They committed the crime at the Customs Inspection exit of Kuala Lumpur International Airport in Sepang on September 25, 2012.
The prosecution, represented by Selangor deputy public prosecutor Siti Noorbaya Jamil, called five witnesses, while the defence, represented by counsel Muhammad Zaim Azfar Jalaludin, called two during the trial. (Sources: Bernama, 30/09/2015)