JOHOR BARU, 3 April 2009: Four Taiwanese men were charged in the Magistrate’s Court here today with trafficking in 1,439kg of Eramin 5 drug last month.
Chung Sheng Wen, 36, Chang Yen Ming, 34, Chang Yung Hseng, 30, and Wu Sheng Yuan, 30, were alleged to have committed the offence at a factory in Jalan Angkasa Emas 6, Tebrau industrial estate, here at 5.30am on 22 March.
No plea was recorded.
If convicted they face the mandatory death sentence for trafficking.
Magistrate Hafizah Johor Ariff Johor fixed 3 July for mention. No bail was given.
Deputy public prosecutor Husmin Hussin appeared for the prosecution while the Taiwanese were represented by counsel Dr Naran Singh and G K Sritharan. — Bernama