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Just 1 reason why we need the IPCMC

Malaysians are familiar with deaths in custody as well as the police's stock phrases to explain them.

143 detainees died in custody in last 10 years, Dewan Rakyat...

The home ministry says the majority of those who died while being detained were Malays.

GE14 coming, but other things are already here

Amid the hype in the run-up to GE14, don't forget issues like custodial or suspicious deaths.

Suhakam urged to probe claim of torture in police custody

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.

Class bias and deaths in custody

Many custodial deaths involve detainees from the lower socio-economic segment of society, says Penang DCM.

Lock-up attire: ‘Datuk Seri’ being given special treatment?

Kampung Tunku assemblyman Lau Weng San wants to know why the suspect was not made to wear lock-up attire like detained politicians.

IGP is wrong on use of lock-up uniforms, says Surendran

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.

Suhakam: Ayer Molek police lock-up deplorable, hazardous

It says the conditions are so poor that they amount to cruel, inhuman or degrading treatment of detainees.

Careless cop who let rape suspect escape suspended

Police chief says the policeman's negligence allowed the suspect the time, space and opportunity to escape through the toilet window.

Family of man who died in court lockup wants immediate inquest

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.

Witness: Cop told us in lockup, ‘In here, I am the...

He says officer punched and kicked Balamurugan in the chest and legs during questioning.

Task force wants inquest into fifth case of custodial death

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.

SOP not followed in Balamurugan’s arrest, hearing told

Lance Corporal Anwar Nyat says he was not aware of the SOP when he arrested Balamurugan and two others in a car in Klang.

Balamurugan’s death: EAIC to call 55 witnesses for public hearing

The hearing session is open to the public and media, says EAIC chairman Yaacob Md Sam.

Widow urges independent probe on husband’s death in lock-up

She files a report today stating police officers from the Bukit Sentosa police station should not be conducting investigations as they may be implicated.

Inflammation of intestine cause of detainee’s death

Post-mortem on theft suspect found dead in police lock-up found ulcers the size of a 50-sen coin in his intestine.

Zahid: Only 1 policeman convicted for deaths in lock-ups

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.

‘We did not intend to hurt or kill Dharmendran’

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.

Indecent acts on 3 teen detainees: Cop charged

Lance Corporal pleads not guilty to committing indecent acts on teens detained at Jinjang Centralised Lock-up.

Najib launches smart lock-up for police stations

The Smart Lock-Up, fitted with cameras, will be built at Jinjang police station as a pilot project before being expanded nationwide.