Daily Archives: 2010-08-10

“I want my son’s name back”

“I want my son’s name back,” Mr Mourthi Vasu said. “And I want my son back. Can they give me my son? Can they give me? Cannot.” Mr Mourthi is asking for an apology from the Singapore government for the execution of his then 23-year old son, Vignes Mourthi. Vignes was hanged in Singapore in September 2003 after having been …

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Father of Vignes Mourthi seeks redress for son’s hanging in S’pore

Mr Mourthi Vasu today went to the S’pore High Commission in Kuala Lumpur to seek redress for his son’s hanging in Singapore. Vignes Mourthi, who was 21-years old when he was arrested in 2001 for drug trafficking, was hanged in S’pore in 2003. Mr Mourthi was accompanied by Mr Surendan of Lawyers For Liberty who handed over a memorandum of …

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