Family wants post-mortem for victim of death in custody

HE¬†only had four more months left to the end of his two-year prison sentence, and had even optimistically asked his mother about the family’s Deepavali preparations this year. But merely five days after M. Sooriakandhi’s last visit to her son, she was told her son died due to AIDS-related complications. R. Kumar Rajah, 27, was…

PKR leaders demand post-mortem

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR vice-president N Surendran and Subang MP R Sivarasa today demanded the Home Ministry to order the police to refer the remains of R Kumar Rajah for a post-mortem. The Kajang prison inmate was in excruciating pain for several days and died on Oct 29, but his mother M Sooriakandhi was only informed…