Govt will write to Singapore to commute death sentence for Malaysian

Published on 19 Mar 2019 4:35:52 PM

Referring to the case of Michael Garing who faces the death sentence in Singapore for the murder of 41-year-old construction worker Shanmuganathan Dillidurai in 2010, de facto Law Minister Datuk Liew Vui Keong on Tuesday urged Singapore to commute the death sentence imposed on the Sarawakian for murder.

He also said that a letter had been sent to the Singaporean President who has the discretion over such matters.

Michael Garing was convicted of murder in Singapore in 2015 and has been scheduled to be executed in Changi Prison on March 22.