‘Which is better – let him go scot-free, or get him back to face trial?’: Shanmugam on StanChart suspect

SINGAPORE: The decision to commit to not caning suspected bank robber David Roach was a “fairly obvious” choice between letting him go off scot-free or getting him back to face a trial, said Law and Home Affairs Minister K Shanmugam on Thursday (Feb 22). “MHA’s assurance was to avoid a greater injustice,” said Abraham Vergis of Providence Law Asia. “That of not being able to extradite Roach and try him under Singapore laws.” Read more at: https://www.channelnewsasia.com/news/singapore/stanchart-robber-david-roach-extradition-shanmugam-9981932