AUSTRALIA WONâ€™T EXTRADITE SIRUL UNLESS DEATH PENALTY ABOLISHED, SAYS LAWYER
January 24, 2019:
Australia will not extradite convicted murderer and former police officer Sirul Azhar Umar unless the death penalty is abolished in Malaysia, said lawyer Ramkarpal Singh on 22 January 2019. (Sources: themalaysianinsight.com, 22/01/2019)
After today’s first day of hearing of a RM100 million suit filed by the family of slain Mongolian national Altantuya Shaariibuu against the government at the Shah Alam High Court, the lead counsel for the family told reporters that Australia won’t agree even with the current moratorium on capital punishment.