‘Stop harassing opposition leaders’

KUALA LUMPUR: PKR MP for Bayan Baru, Sim Tze Tzin today urged the police to focus on reducing crime rate instead of harassing the opposition politicians. He said this at a press conference outside the Sentul police station when he and student activist Adam Adli’s father, Abdul Halim Abdul Hamid were called in to give…

Evidence was suppressed in Kugan case, says judge

A High Court judge who held that the nation’s current Inspector-General of Police was responsible for the death of detainee A. Kugan, said there was also suppression of evidence during the trial. Datuk V.T. Singham, who retired last month, said such an action amounted to undermining the judicial authority and ability of the court from…

Family wants justice for Karuna’s death

Opposition MPs want answers from the home minister and inspector-general of police for the death of P.Karuna Nithi, who died in police custody on June 1, after he had surrendered for hitting his wife. Padang Serai MP N.Surendran told reporters at the Parliament lobby that the post mortem report revealed that the deceased had 61…

Activists hauled up for questioning

KUALA LUMPUR: Keadilan Youth deputy information chief Rozan Azen Mat Rasip and Bersih 2.0 project officer Mandeep Singh were called up by the police this morning over their involvement in a peaceful protest last month. The duo showed up at the Sentul police station accompanied by two lawyers to have their statement recorded by the…

Police arrest 15 flash mob participants

KUALA LUMPUR: The flash mob, held as a prelude to the Black 505 rally, was short-lived as 15 participants were arrested barely an hour after it started. Among those arrested were Solidariti Anak Muda Malaysia (SAMM ) propaganda director Edy Noor Reduan and a 10-year-old boy. Dang Wang OCPD Asst Comm Zainuddin Ahmad said the…