Andrew Chan, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Andrew Chan

Australian drug trafficker

Date of Birth: 12-Jan-1984

Place of Birth: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia

Date of Death: 29-Apr-2015

Profession: drug trafficker

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Capricorn


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About Andrew Chan

  • Andrew Chan (Chinese: ???; Jyutping: Can4 Zi2 Wai4; 12 January 1984 – 29 April 2015) was an Australian born man who was convicted and executed in Indonesia for drug trafficking as a member of the Bali Nine.
  • In 2005, Chan was arrested at Ngurah Rai International Airport in Denpasar.
  • According to court testimonies of convicted drug mules, Chan and Myuran Sukumaran were the co-ringleaders of the heroin smuggling operation from Indonesia to Australia.
  • After a criminal trial on 14 February 2006, Chan was sentenced to execution by firing squad by the Denpasar District Court. After lodging an appeal against his sentence, his appeal was dismissed by the Indonesian Supreme Court on 10 May 2011.
  • His plea for clemency was rejected by the President of Indonesia, Joko Widodo, on 22 January 2015.
  • The execution was carried out on 29 April 2015.

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