Singapore court urged to show mercy to mentally disabled Malaysian on death row

Mar 1, 2022 | INVESTING

Singapore’s top court was urged to show “mercy” on Tuesday as it heard the last-ditch appeal of a Malaysian man facing execution despite criticism from supporters who say he is mentally disabled.Nagaenthran K. Dharmalingam was arrested in 2009 for trafficking a small amount of heroin into the city state, which has some of the world’s toughest drugs laws, and handed a then mandatory death sentence the following year.He was finally scheduled to be hanged in November but the plan sparked criticism…

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