A 32-year-old man from Perth faces a possible death penalty after being
arrested in Malaysia on suspicion of selling drugs.
The man was arrested by police last Thursday during a raid on a coffee house in
A spokesman for the Department of Foreign Affairs has confirmed the arrest, but
says as far as he is aware no charges have been laid at this stage.
He confirmed that under Malaysia's tough drug laws, the man faces the death
penalty if he is charged and convicted of selling methamphetamine.
2 Australian heroin traffickers, Brian Chambers and Kevin Barlow, were hanged
in Malaysia in 1986.
(source: ABC News)