custodialdeath

Detainee died in hospital while seeking treatment, say cops

Malacca police deny report saying the man died in police custody. 
  Bernama

AG rapped for repeated failure in conviction in Dharmendran's death

UPDATED 12.04PM | The cops charged with the murder walk free yet again, laments lawyer Surendran.

Zahid: Only two out of 284 custodial deaths caused by cops

Other causes of death include HIV, asthma, heart attack and suicide.

Suaram slams home minister over fourth custodial death this year

'There can be no more compromises on custodial death cases as the numbers have reached a worrying level.'

A case for M’sia to ratify UN Convention Against Torture

COMMENT | Many have voiced concerns on the persistence of custodial deaths in Malaysia.
  Eric Paulsen

Family wants independent probe into detainee’s custodial death

M Thanaseelan's family wants Bukit Aman police to probe the case for culpable homicide. 
  Alyaa Azhar

MP: Gov't must appoint special prosecutor for detainee's death

We know any investigation by the police would be an internal process, says DAP's Charles Santiago.
  Anne Muhammad

Conflicting data on custodial deaths in Malaysia

It is highly imperative for the ministers and government officials to be careful in releasing important facts and figures, especially in relation to any information that only the government is privy to.
  Ganeshwaran Kana

EAIC busy with 3rd custodial death probe in just over a month

UPDATED 2.42PM | Investigation began a day after Thanaseelan was found dead on Feb 25, says its chairperson.

‘Police and Hospital KKB culpable for death in custody of Thanaseelan?’

There is yet another death in police custody, barely three weeks after Balamurugan Suppiah made the news.
  Charles Santiago

Thanaseelan's death 'entirely preventable', say lawyers

Lawyers point out that lock-up rules specifically require police to look after detainee's well-being.

Prosecutors attempt to overturn coroner's 'beaten to death' verdict

Family's lawyer wonders why AG's Chambers behaving like defence lawyer for the police.
  Hafiz Yatim

Man found dead in Hulu Selangor lock-up

A sentry found him unconcious in a cell, but when medical help arrives, it was too late.

IGP: Cops probing IO in Balamurugan custodial death case

The officer is believed to have defied a magistrate's order to free Balamurugan, send him to hospital.
  Alyaa Alhadjri

Murder in custody?

COMMENT | Until we establish ‘all lives matter’ as our primary truth, we are far from being a civilised society.
  Ambiga Sreenevasan

Arrest cops involved, say lawyers after new autopsy confirms beatings

UPDATED 12.19PM | The 2nd post mortem allegedly reveals multiple injuries on the North Klang IPD victim.

Following custodial deaths, cabinet should immediately set up IPCMC

On Jan15, a detainee named Soh Kai Chiok died at the lock-up of the Bera district police headquarters.
  M Kulasegaran

DAP to assist custodial death victim's daughter get IC

Born in Thailand, Balamurugan's daughter, 14, has lived in Malaysia since she was three. 
  Harith Najmuddin

Court grants second post-mortem in custodial death case

UPDATED 11.46AM | Judge allows request by Balamurugan's family for second post-mortem to be conducted at HKL.
  Alyaa Azhar

Family wants case probed as murder, cops involved suspended

UPDATED 3.02PM | 'Today we have a wife without a husband, a daughter without a father, and a family without an elder son.'
  Harith Najmuddin

Custodial deaths must stop at Balamurugan, victim No 243

MP SPEAKS | Proposals by EAIC and Suhakam should be made binding and enforceable.
  Charles Santiago

Suhakam: Police breached SOP in North Klang custodial death

Commission says police did not send Balamurugan, who died in a rest room, to a lock-up after 6pm.
  Yap Jia Hee

Suaram laments custodial death, wants IO suspended

The human rights group urges an inquest into S Balamurugan's death.

EAIC to probe North Klang custodial death

It says the investigation will be performed transparently, independently and free of prejudice.

Family wants another autopsy over custodial death

UPDATED 1.40PM | Family members claim they saw incriminating marks on body of dead detainee. 
  Geraldine Tong

Cops in Dharmendran case succeed in overturning default judgment

UPDATED 1.25PM | Widow MS Marry had obtained a default judgment after the four failed to respond to her civil suit.
  Bernama

EAIC to probe custodial death in Bera police lock-up

UPDATED 7.20PM | Report says the man was arrested for suspicion of stealing bananas. 

MP wants action on cops after negligence ruling

Ipoh Barat MP wants those responsible for the death of P Chandran to face disciplinary action.

The life and death of Chandran Perumal

COMMENT | There seems to be less news nowadays concerning deaths in custody.
  Nathaniel Tan

Detainee found hanged in remand lock-up

The 20-year-old youth was found hanged by a piece of cloth from a window seven feet high.
  Bernama
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