Myuran Sukumaran, Date of Birth, Place of Birth, Date of Death

    

Myuran Sukumaran

Australian drug trafficker

Date of Birth: 17-Apr-1981

Place of Birth: London

Date of Death: 29-Apr-2015

Profession: graphic designer, painter, drug trafficker

Nationality: Australia

Zodiac Sign: Aries


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About Myuran Sukumaran

  • Myuran Sukumaran (17 April 1981 – 29 April 2015) was an Australian man, who was convicted in Indonesia of drug trafficking as a member of the Bali Nine.
  • In 2005, Sukumaran was arrested in a room at the Melasti Hotel in Kuta with three others.
  • Police found 334 g (11.8 oz) of heroin in a suitcase in the room.
  • According to court testimonies of convicted drug mules, Sukumaran and Andrew Chan were the co-ringleaders of the heroin-smuggling operation from Indonesia to Australia.
  • After a criminal trial, Sukumaran was sentenced on 14 February 2006 by the Denpasar District Court to execution by firing squad. After lodging an appeal against his sentence, Sukumaran's appeal was initially dismissed by the Bali High Court.
  • A judicial review by the Indonesian Supreme Court on 6 July 2011 affirmed the death sentence.
  • Sukumaran's plea for clemency was rejected by the President of Indonesia Joko Widodo on 30 December 2014.
  • He and Chan were executed on 29 April 2015.

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