Archive for December 29

29 December 2009 – Akmal Shaikh

Posted in Death penalty, Lethal injection on December 29 by Old Sparky

53 year old British man Akmal Shaikh was executed in China for smuggling drugs into the country in July 2008.

He was found with 4 kilos of heroin and although he protested his innocence and friends and family claimed Akmal was mentally ill and suffering from bi-polar disorder he was put to death by lethal injection and buried in an unmarked grave near the prison in the far western Chinese region of Xinjiang.

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