APPEALS COURT UPHOLDS - 3

16 Jul 2013 07:54

According to the facts of the case, the three were apprehended at the Penang International Airport while waiting to board a plane to Australia.

Deputy Public Prosecutor Farah Ezlin Yusop Khan told the court that Kwok excreted 84 capsules while Abdul Rahman and Nurul Jannah, 68 and 81 capsules, respectively.

The three had testified in the High Court that they were promised a fixed sum of money for swallowing each capsule.

Kwok received RM180 for each capsule, Abdul Rahman RM160 and Nurul Jannah RM150.

The High Court judge had rejected their claim that they were unaware the capsules contained drugs.

The three had said that they thought the capsules contained medicine.

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