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Tag: police abuse

Muhyiddin defends move to set up IPCMC

The home minister says the commission is not meant to punish the force.

‘Apex court ruling shows magistrates must guard against police abuse’

Lawyer M Visvanathan says judicial officers cannot function mechanically in approving remand orders for suspects in criminal investigations.

No basis for Zahid’s best police in Asean comment, say lawyers

With human rights violations, such as deaths in police custody, still prevalent, PKR's N Surendran says ratings mean nothing as public can see the reality.

Custodial death: Gobind says AG must explain failure to call inquest

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'.

Culture of impunity leads to custodial deaths

Without an independent commission to look into these deaths and injuries, there is no way to check the blatant abuse and total disregard for the law.

Court maintains RM200,000 award to family of man who died in...

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.

Balamurugan probably punched and kicked, say 2 pathologists

The two doctors tell a public hearing into the death in police custody case that his injuries were neither self-inflicted nor accidental but that he also had heart and liver problems.

Inquest a must when death takes place in lock-up, says lawyer

Police must hand coroner full investigation report for the latter to deliver his opinion on whether there was foul play, lawyer says over latest custodial death case.

IGP: Give us info on alleged police abuse of illegals

Khalid Abu Bakar says the UK-based Guardian report is serious and it would be unfair to Malaysian police if they are not able to investigate the allegations.

Court rules cops liable for driver’s death in lock-up

This death is lamentable and regrettable as it could have been avoided, says judge Nantha Balan after awarding RM357,000 in damages to the family.