Malaysians are familiar with deaths in custody as well as the police's stock phrases to explain them.
The home ministry says the majority of those who died while being detained were Malays.
Amid the hype in the run-up to GE14, don't forget issues like custodial or suspicious deaths.
Vice-chief of PKR's women's wing, Sivamalar Genapathy, says PM Najib Razak must also set up the Independent Police Complaints and Misconduct Commission if he is serious about tackling human rights issues.
Many custodial deaths involve detainees from the lower socio-economic segment of society, says Penang DCM.
Kampung Tunku assemblyman Lau Weng San wants to know why the suspect was not made to wear lock-up attire like detained politicians.
PKR vice-president N Surendran claims Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar does not know police's own lock-up rules and SOP issued by Bukit Aman.
It says the conditions are so poor that they amount to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of detainees.
Police chief says the policeman's negligence allowed the suspect the time, space and opportunity to escape through the toilet window.
Lawyers for Vickraman Devid’s kin say the post-mortem was done without the family’s knowledge and they were only able to see and claim his body after it was completed.
He says officer punched and kicked Balamurugan in the chest and legs during questioning.
Task force chairman P Ramasamy says it's time for an independent inquiry into the police force after a father of four dies in lock-up at Bukit Mertajam police station.
Lance Corporal Anwar Nyat says he was not aware of the SOP when he arrested Balamurugan and two others in a car in Klang.
The hearing session is open to the public and media, says EAIC chairman Yaacob Md Sam.
She files a report today stating police officers from the Bukit Sentosa police station should not be conducting investigations as they may be implicated.
Post-mortem on theft suspect found dead in police lock-up found ulcers the size of a 50-sen coin in his intestine.
Home Minister says the police officer was found to have caused the death of a detainee in the Taipan police station lock-up on Jan 20, 2009.
Police inspector denies he and three others caused any form of injury to Dharmendran who died in a lock-up at KL police headquarters in 2013.
Lance Corporal pleads not guilty to committing indecent acts on teens detained at Jinjang Centralised Lock-up.
The Smart Lock-Up, fitted with cameras, will be built at Jinjang police station as a pilot project before being expanded nationwide.