‘Police hid son’s arrest from me’

KUALA LUMPUR: The police did not inform A Kugan’s mother that he was arrested despite her repeated queries on his whereabouts, the Kuala Lumpur High Court was told today. Testifying in her RM100 million suit against the deputy IGP and four others, N Indra said she only learnt of her son’s arrest when he died…

Post-mortem: Inmate died of heart infection

Based on preliminary findings, R Kumar Rajah died due to infection of the heart muscle and not because of HIV. PETALING JAYA: A post-mortem has finally been performed on the remains of R Kumar Rajah, 27, who died at the Kajang Prison on Oct 29 after complaining of severe stomach ache. The preliminary findings of…

NGOs to rally against state violence

KUALA LUMPUR: A coalition of 30 NGOs will hold a peaceful rally at Dataran Merdeka on Dec 9 to compel the government to put an end to extrajudicial killings, deaths in custody and other forms of violence perpetrated by the state against members of the public. The rally is scheduled to begin at 2pm. The…