Reprieve From Death Penalty

Reprieve From Death Penalty

In Public Prosecutor v Hamidah bte Awang and another [2015] SGHC 270, after trial and found guilty, the accused was liable for the death penalty. However, after being convicted, the learned Deputy produced a memorandum in which the Public Prosecutor certified that she...

Claiming Trial, Criminal Offence Singapore

Claiming Trial, Criminal Offence Singapore

An accused decides to claim trial when he does not agree with the charge and believes he is innocent, as opposed to admitting to an offence and pleading guilty. The moment an accused decides to claim trial to the charge, his case will be fixed for a Pre-Trial...