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Singapore Judge Issues Death Sentence by Zoom

Click to expand Image People walk past the Supreme Court in Singapore January 22, 2014. © 2014 Reuters Using Zoom video conferencing, a Singaporean judge on May 15 remotely sentenced a man to death by hanging. Punithan Genasan, 37, was found complicit in drug trafficking by coordinating 2 couriers to move 28.5 grams of heroin in 2011. Genasan denied any connection to the couriers but his defence was rejected. Genasan, a Malaysian national, was extradited to Singapore in January 2016, days after he was arrested in Malaysia. The death penalty is always abhorrent, but to deliver this sentence,…

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