Singapore: Death penalty / imminent execution Anthony Ler
Anthony Ler is facing execution following the Court of Appeal's dismissal of an appeal against his death sentence. , He was sentenced to death in December 2001 after being found guilty of persuading a 15-year-old boy to kill his wife. The boy, who was convicted of murder, was sentenced to be detained indefinitely. The hearing, took place on 4 March, subsequently Anthony Ler is reported to be planning to appeal to the President for clemency.