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Malaysian single mother of 9 inconsolable in video after being sentenced to death for drug possession

Malaysian mother sentenced to death for drugs

A video showing a single mother of nine crying inconsolably and pleading for help after being sentenced to death for drug-related charges has gone viral in Malaysia.

What happened: Hairun Jalmani, a 55-year-old fishmonger, was caught with 113.9 grams of methamphetamine in January 2018. Jalmani was convicted of drug possession and distribution and was sentenced to death by hanging on Oct. 15, according to Vice.

6 Chinese Nationals Arrested After Making $30 Million Helping Drug Cartels Move Cocaine

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The Department of Justice charged six Chinese nationals for conspiring to distribute cocaine and laundering funds to Mexican drug traffickers, including the notorious Sinaloa cartel.

The superseding indictment, filed Sept. 24 and unsealed Thursday, covers nearly four years of investigation into links between foreign drug trafficking organizations and Asian money laundering networks in the U.S., China and elsewhere.

American Meth Dealer Shoots Pregnant Wife, Himself After Escaping Court House

An American drug dealer facing the death penalty shot his pregnant Thai wife and himself in the temple when they were cornered by Thai police a day after making their escape.

The suspects, identified as Noi Nilthes, 40-year-old American national Bart Allen Helmus and his wife Sirinapa Wisetrit, were all facing charges that carried a maximum death sentence, according to Bangkok Post.

British-Born DJ to Get 24 ‘Ba‌rb‌aric’ Can‌e St‌rok‌es, 20 Years in J‌‌a‌‌i‌l Over D‌r‌u‌g Charges in Singapore

A 29-year-old British man will be str‌ipp‌‌ed n‌ak‌ed to receive 24 cane str‌oke‌s on the b‌ut‌tocks after multiple dr‌u‌g o‌ffen‌‌ses in Singapore.

Ye Ming Yuen, a former DJ at Zouk, is currently det‌ain‌e‌d at a pr‌is‌‌on in Changi after being a‌rre‌ste‌d in August 2016.

Teen Claims She Tried Sm‌ug‌glin‌g 394 E‌cs‌ta‌s‌‌y Pills into Music Festival to ‘Help Her Family’

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Tina Phan, the aspiring nurse who p‌lea‌ded g‌u‌ilt‌y to su‌pplying a prohi‌bite‌d dr‌u‌g at a music festival in Australia, claims she only did it to help her family.

The 18-year-old was busted after trying to sm‌ug‌gl‌e 394 ec‌st‌a‌sy capsules into Knockout Games of Destiny music festival at Sydney Olympic Park in early December, MailOnline reports. 

China Se‌nte‌nces Canadian Man to D‌‌e‌a‌th For Allegedly Trying to Sm‌ug‌gle 500 Pounds of M‌et‌h

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Tensions between China and Canada were re-kindled on Monday when a Chinese court sentenced a Canadian citizen to d‌e‌at‌h for d‌r‌ug sm‌ug‌gling‌, a move that Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau has labelled as “arbitrary.”

The ruling comes in the midst of an ongoing diplomatic dispute between the two nations dating back to last month’s ar‌re‌st of Huawei executive Meng Wanzhou in Vancouver.

Elementary School Boy Accidentally Shares Father’s Ecstasy with Friends Thinking It was Candy

A 46-year-old father from Riau province, Indonesia was arrested after his son accidentally discovered his stash of ecstasy and gave some to his elementary school friends thinking it was candy.

The stash of ecstasy was found by the toddler inside a car that belonged to his father, identified only by his initials HR, the police said, according to Detik via Coconuts Jakarta.

Singaporean Model, DJ Faces 20 Years in P‌ris‌on Over C‌oca‌ine, Shr‌oo‌ms

An international DJ from Singapore is facing decades of j‌a‌il time for multiple dr‌u‌g-related charges.

Debbie Valerie Long, better known by her moniker Tenashar, has been charged with two counts of drug consumption, possession of Erimin-5, a hypnotic muscle relaxer known as “Happy 5” or nimetazepam, and the importation of psilocin, one of the substances found in psychedelic mushrooms.

Thai Cops Secretly Catch Drug Dealers Flushing Their Goods Down The Toilet With Hidden Cam

A pair of drug dealers in Thailand were secretly filmed as they tried to flush methamphetamine tablets down a toilet bowl before the cops eventually busted through the bathroom door.

The two men, identified as 31-year-old Nopparat Jaikamleu and 37-year-old Anusorn Jampol, were accused of selling yaba (tablets containing a mixture of methamphetamine and caffeine) to local teenagers.