Nigerian man sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug trafficking

Eric flanked by Malaysian police
A 34 year old Nigerian man was yesterday February 27th, sentenced to death in Malaysia for drug trafficking offences he committed two years ago.

Eric Chimezie Oluigbo was arrested while trying to distribute 22,159 grammes of cannabis at a traffic light in Napoh, Malaysia, on the morning of September 1, 2010.

He was charged under Section 39 (B) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 of Malaysia which carries a mandatory death penalty upon conviction.