Singapore judge rejects appeals; highlights illicit sale of cough mixture fast becoming a ‘prevalent problem’ in countryShared by:
Prosecutors were appealing for a stiffer sentence for “defiant” doctor, Dr Tan Gek Young, who continued to sell codeine-laced cough syrup—despite under investigation for doing so. However, Tan appealed that his sentence was too harsh, compared to other similar cases. Ultimately, the Judge of Appeal Chao Hick Tin dismissed both appeals due to insufficient precedents currently.
23 Aug 2017 - General