Tag: Custodial Death
Lawyers for Liberty says Proosothaman Marimuthu was only diagnosed with tuberculosis a few days before his death, and that he was not treated when he first showed signs of the disease.
With another death in custody in Penang last week, the DAP man urges the government to widen monitoring of the department.
Lawyers for Liberty says it is 'ridiculous' to conclude that the police report on P Karuna Nithi's death concerns a 'non-seizable offence' as a verdict was made and upheld in court.
Five-member bench rules the criteria for circumstantial evidence put forward by the prosecution has not been met.
M Visvanathan says the Civil Law Act 1956 should be modified along with the Government Proceedings Act 1956 as both are pre-Merdeka statutes.
An Egyptian security source identified the man as the head of Islamic State in the Mediterranean town of Sheikh Zuweid, located near the border with the Gaza Strip.
Amid the hype in the run-up to GE14, don't forget issues like custodial or suspicious deaths.
Incumbent Kapar MP, civil society groups say Thanabalan Subramaniam should have been given medical treatment sooner.
Selangor CID chief SAC Fadzil Ahmat says police suspect the lock-up has been contaminated by an infection.
Hindraf chairman demands answers from IGP three weeks after filing police report asking for probe into attorney-general's inaction on 2015 murder in prison.
Padang Serai MP N Surendran says it is incredible that none of the police personnel implicated in Balamurugan's death have been charged, even after a year.
This follows another case where court ruled exemplary damages can only be awarded to the living.
The coroner says there's evidence that demands police investigate persons, particular inmates or prison officers, involved in a drug syndicate in prison.
Ruling over custodial death, where court said family of deceased not entitled to exemplary damages, does not consider fundamental right to life, says Gobind Singh.
The inquest into the death of S Shashikumar, who was in jail for stealing rice and sardine cans, ended yesterday with lawyers representing his family saying he had not hanged himself but had been killed by someone.
Legal provisions are clear for action to be taken, says Puchong MP Gobind Singh Deo, calling reports on EAIC inquiry into S Balamurugan's death 'very troubling'.
Officers from the Serious Crime Unit say when they left the Bandar Baru Klang police station, Balamurugan and two other detainees were in good condition.
Investigating officer Inspector Mohd Noor Husri Johari says he was told to rearrest Balamurugan for another robbery case and seek remand the next day.
Court of Appeal rules compensation made by High Court is fair, as lawyer hopes government does not appeal further to bring closure for family of deceased.
Claim by Seremban Prison officials that 30-year-old man had committed suicide, just months before release, is disputed by his family in police report.
N Surendran says IGP and AG must explain why no one was convicted despite clear evidence of the alleged 'brutal murder' of N Dharmendran while in police custody.
Human rights group says police showed 'wilful disregard' to protect the life of S Balamurugan.
N Surendran and Latheefa Koya say the home minister cannot remain silent on the matter as it has been five weeks since Balamurugan's death in police custody.
Inquest into death of S Shashikumar in Kluang Prison in May 2015, questions officer over transcript of statement by deceased implicating prison staff in drug racket.
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