Straits Law Practice LLC successful in reducing client’s murder charge

Ms Jennifer Lim from the Criminal Practice Group successfully secured for a client a reduction of charge from murder to a lesser offence of culpable homicide not amounting to murder.  Upon mitigation being presented for the client, the Court imposed a sentence of imprisonment for 4 ½ years for the offence of culpable homicide. Under the laws of Singapore, there is only one sentence prescribed for a murder conviction – punishment by death.

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