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Cop gets 3 years for hurting Kugan

June 11, 2012

Constable Navindran is guilty of causing hurt to police detainee Kugan who had died in police custody.

SHAH ALAM: The Sessions Court today sentenced a police constable to three years jail after finding him guilty of causing hurt to a police detainee, V Kugan, three years ago.

Judge Aslam Zainuddin found V Navindran, 32, guilty on two alternative charges of causing hurt to Kugan, then 23, a suspect in a luxury car theft case, at an interrogation room at the Taipan USJ police station in Subang Jaya near here between 7 am and 4 pm on Jan 16, 2009.

Kugan had died while in police custody.

Section 330 of the Penal Code under which Navindran was charged provides for a jail term of up to seven years and a fine upon conviction.

- Bernama


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