MALAYSIA: 24-YEAR-OLD THAI BAR GIRL SENTENCED TO DEATH FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING IN KL
October 14, 2016: A former bar worker in Thailand has been sentenced to death by the High Court in Kuala Lumpur after she was found guilty of trafficking in 693.4gm of cocaine two years ago.
Judicial Commissioner Datuk Nordin Hassan handed down the sentence on Thai national Orathai Prommatat 24, after finding that the defence had failed to raise reasonable doubts in the prosecution‚Äôs case.
However, he allowed a stay of the sentence pending an appeal. (Sources: Bernama News, 14/10/2016)