SINGAPORE: WOMAN SENTENCED TO MANDATORY DEATH PENALTY FOR DRUG TRAFFICKING
September 26, 2018:
A 40-year-old Singaporean woman on September 20, 2018 was sentenced to the mandatory death penalty after she was caught selling heroin, methamphetamine, cannabis and Erimin from her HDB flat and charged with trafficking a total of 1kg of drugs containing 30.72g of pure heroin. (Sources: theindependent.sg, 24/09/2018)
The woman, Saridewi Djamani, had claimed that she was stocking up on heroin for her own personal use during the fasting month and had claimed she was suffering from persistent depressive disorder and severe substance use disorder.