Six Malaysian Men Faces Death Sentence After Accepting 'Job Offer' On Facebook - Be Careful About Accepting Job Offers - The Coverage

Six Malaysian Men Faces Death Sentence After Accepting ‘Job Offer’ On Facebook – Be Careful About Accepting Job Offers

Nothing comes free in this world, so when you come across an offer that is too good to be true, you better be careful and don’t fall for it!

Six Malaysian men reportedly recruited by a syndicate that was advertising ‘job vacancies’ via Facebook are now facing the death penalty.

Source: The Star

Apparently, the job was under the pretense of offering an all-expense-paid trip overseas which sounds very attractive, right? WRONG! They were allegedly offered a trip to South Korea but were actually going to help the syndicate smuggle drugs to the country.

According to Selangor police chief Comm Datuk Mazlan Mansor, the police had busted a syndicate ‘exporting’ drugs to South Korea at the KL International Airport 2 at about 6.35 am on August 11.

These six men were arrested at the airport and 10.43 kg of syabu were seized from them after the police searched the men.

Source: The Star

They are believed to be drug mules, as they tried to smuggle drugs by concealing it in 76 small packets on their body and even inside the soles of their shoes! It wasn’t specified where exactly on their body the drugs were concealed.

According to The Star, two teenage boys and four me by the names of Lim Zheng Qiang, 19, Yen Tai Xiang, 19, Joon Zheng Han, 22, Yap Fook Chen, 25, Loh Wei Rhy, 27, and Mak Kwong Ming, 41, were charged on August 24 in court with drug trafficking under Section 39B(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act.

Source: The Star

The six were separately charged, however, no plea was recorded from them. Loh was represented by lawyer Palaya Rengaiah, Yap by lawyer A.K. Mohd Shaiful Nizam, and Joon by lawyer Kelvin Sidhu.

They have been detained at the Sungai Buloh prison while waiting for their trial dates.

If convicted, they face the death penalty or life imprisonment and 15 strokes of the cane.

Source: The Star

Guys, do not turn to jobs like being a drug mule! There are always better ways to earn money instead of risking life imprisonment or the death penalty! So please don’t fall for these scams. Be safe, stay safe!

(Source: The Star / WOB)

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