Date: 23 May 2019; Type: Legal News; Source: Bernama
SINGAPORE, May 23 (Bernama) - The Singapore Court of Appeal today granted Malaysian Pannir Selvam a/l Pranthaman's application to stay his execution and enable him to challenge the clemency process. Pannir, 32, who was represented by counsel Too Xing Ji and Lee Ji En of BMS Law LLP, is scheduled to be executed at dawn on 23 May 2019. He filed the stay application from prison pending a challenge upon the rejection of clemency. The letter from the Singapore President refusing clemency and the notification of execution were both dated May 17, 2019, but the letter notifying his family of the execution was posted out on May 16, 2019.