British man to be caned naked 24 times for drug trafficking in Singapore
A British former public schoolboy has been sentenced to a naked caning for drug offences in Singapore.
London-born Ye Ming Yuen, 29, has also been ordered to serve 20 years in jail being convicted of seven charges, including two counts of ‘repeat drug trafficking’.
The case has now sparked a rift between Singapore and the UK, with Foreign Secretary Jeremy Hunt and his officials making it clear they ‘strongly oppose the use of corporal punishment’.
Yuen is currently being held at Changi prison, but could be stripped naked, strapped to a large wooden trestle and flogged ‘any day’.
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