Lock-up deaths: 242 died in police custody from 2000-2014, say Suhakam


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  • Wednesday, 15 Apr 2015

KUALA LUMPUR: Out of the 242 persons who have died under police custody since 2000 to February 2014, only two deaths were attributed to the police.

According to the vice-chairman of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia's (Suhakam) Datuk Dr Khaw Lake Tee (pic) at the launch of their 2014 annual report, police statistics shows the number of deaths in police custody increased from 9 to 20 deaths in 2013.

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