Articles by the Press


Dato’ Jerald Gomez represented a Nigerian college student who was charged with possession of cannabis. The accused, Ordemokpa Cornelius was charged under Section 39B(1)(a) of the Dangerous Drugs Act 1952 and Section 39B(2) of the same act which carries the death penalty if the accused is found guilty. Dato’ Jerald successfully defended the accused, who avoided the death sentence after being found not guilty of the charge of illegally distributing 5kg of cannabis.