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21 October 2011

Written Answer to Parliamentary Question on Judicial Executions From 2004 to 2010, 21 October 2011


Question:

Mr Pritam Singh: To ask the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Home Affairs from 2004 to 2010, how many criminals have been hanged in Singapore and what is the breakdown in terms of foreigners, permanent residents and Singaporeans for each of these years.
 
Reply by Mr Teo Chee Hean, Deputy Prime Minister, Coordinating Minister for National Security and Minister for Home Affairs :
 
         The Singapore Prison Service publishes the number of judicial executions in its Prisons Annual Report. This is publicly available on its website.
 
2.      From 2004 to 2010, there were a total of 26 Singaporeans and 12 foreigners who were executed in Singapore. There were no Permanent Residents executed during this period. The breakdown is provided in the table below.
Year
Total
Singaporeans
Foreigners
2004
8
6
2
2005
8
7
1
2006
8
6
2
2007
3
1
2
2008
6
3
3
2009
5
3
2
2010
0
0
0
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