Pauline Ting is a stranger who called lawyers Too Xing Ji and Ji En to let them know about the fact that Pannir had no lawyers to defend himself against prosecution and that Pannir was going to appeal and defend for himself in court. Pauline Ting influenced these 2 Malaysian student lawyer who studied Singapore's law (Advocate & Solicitor BMS Law LLC) to take up Pannir's case.
Extract from Lawyer M Ravi Facebook Page:
Note from Pannir's Family to Pauline Ting
On behalf of Pannir Selvam, we would like to thank you for sharing Pannir situation to the lawyers. If it weren't for your help back then, Pannir would have been escorted to the gallows and would not be able to write to you.
Thank you for the seeing the human behind the convict, for being the voice of of our silenced cries & for being the beacon of light, when all around us was only darkness.
We wish you success and happiness always, and Godspeed in everything that you do.
From Pannir's Family