Charge cops with Dhamendran’s murder now, say PKR

PETALING JAYA (June 1): PKR wants the policemen involved in detainee N Dhamendran’s torture and subsequent death while in police custody to be charged with his murder immediately. In calling the injuries suffered by the 32-year-old “even more worse” than those inflicted on car thief suspect A Kugan who died in police custody four years…

Cops accused of baiting violence

PETALING JAYA: Police tried to provoke aggression from the participants of a candle light vigil outside the Jinjang detention centre a week ago, according to activist lawyer G Sivamalar. “They were provoking and shouting at us,” the Lawyers for Liberty activist told FMT in explaining a news picture showing her in confrontation with a policeman.…

Stop manipulating the police, Zahid told

PETALING JAYA: PKR’s R Sivarasa today urged for Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi to stop manipulating the police. Speaking to reporters after he was called in for questioning at the Tropicana police station with regard to his involvement in a candle light vigil at the Jinjang police detention centre, he said that Zahid must be…

Darmindran’s death: Act now or face rally

PETALING JAYA: Federal police headquarters Bukit Aman has been urged to swiftly act against police officials involved in the custodial death of 32-year-old lorry driver N Darmindran, or face public wrath in the form of a major rally. Pressing the demand today, PKR human rights deputy chief S Jayathas told FMT that the police had…

A. Kugan case: Court fixes June 19 for decision

KUALA LUMPUR: The High Court will on June 19 deliver its decision in a suit filed by the family of luxury car theft suspect A. Kugan against the police and the government. Judge Datuk V.T Singham set the date after hearing submissions from the parties yesterday. Kugan’s mother N. Indra who filed the suit in…

Tian Chua, Tamrin, Haris, two others charged for sedition Read more: Tian Chua, Tamrin, Haris, two others charged for sedition

Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice-president Tian Chua and four other opposition activists were today charged in the Sessions Court here for making a seditious speech at a ceramah at the Chinese Assembly Hall two weeks ago. However, Tian Chua or his real name Chua Tian Chang, 50, together with the chairman of the Malaysian Undergraduates…

Deceased’s family: PM’s Dept harassing us

PETALING JAYA: The family of N Dharmendran have claimed that the Prime Minister’s Department and police are harassing them. Father of the deceased, V Narayanasamy, said he received multiple phone calls on May 27 from a person who claimed to be working with the PM’s department known as D Ravindran. “He told me that he…

Sugumar’s family almost out of options

PETALING JAYA: N Surendran, PKR vice president and lawyer for the family of C Sugumar, said today that the police and government are still refusing to cooperate with them even as his body is languishing at the morgue. Surendran said that the family has several options left to seek justice for Sugumar who died while…

Tian Chua, three others face sedition charge

KUALA LUMPUR: Four Pakatan politicians and activists were charged with sedition this morning at the Kuala Lumpur Sessions Court. PKR vice-president Tian Chua, PAS leader Tamrin Ghafar, Anything But Umno (ABU) activist Haris Ibrahim and Solidariti Mahasiswa Malaysia president Safwan Anang were charged with uttering seditious words during a May 13 forum. They were accused…

Cops delaying murder probe’

PETALING JAYA: The police have been accused of delaying the murder investigation concerning N Dharmendran, who died recently in police custody. Expressing disappointment and anger over this, the family’s lawyer N Surendran said the deceased’s wife M Marry, 26, has also refused to remove her “thali” until the perpetrators are charged. The “thali” is tied…