LFL’s launch: Speech by N. Surendran

We are gathered here today to dedicate a new entity which is pledged to defend and promote the cause of Liberty and to claim upon the Promises that once were made to us. These were grand promises made 54 years ago, when the Federal Constitution of this country came into being. We were promised that this was a nation of…

AG has failed Kugan’s case

(The Malay Mail) – The Attorney-General’s (AG) Chambers was today slammed for allegedly “failing to investigate freely and thoroughly” the death of suspected car thief A. Kugan, who died in police custody, after a police constable was acquitted from the charge this morning. Parti Keadilan Rakyat (PKR) vice president, N. Surendran, said since 2009, the…

PKR threatens mass demo over custodial deaths

PETALING JAYA: PKR vice-president N Surendran has threatened to hold a mass demonstration if the police and the government fail to address the issue of custodial deaths. He accused the government of  practising a “culture of neglect and abuse” against detainees. “A total of 147 people had died in custody since 2000, according to statistics…

Police agree to second post-mortem on Krishnan

KUALA LUMPUR: A second post-mortem is set to be conducted on M Krishnan, a 37-year-old wire-man who died in police custody last Friday, police confirmed today. Kuala Lumpur CID chief Senior Assistant Commissionner II Ku Chin Wah told FMT that an application would be made through the court. “We will be applying for a second…

Court orders RMAF to free Tharmendran

Tharmendran has been detained by the RMAF since November 25. — file pic KUALA LUMPUR, Jan 19 — The High Court here ordered the Royal Malaysian Air Force (RMAF) to free N. Tharmendran today, ruling the air force was unlawfully detaining the former airman accused of stealing two fighter jet engines. Tharmendran, 42, had been…

U-turn on Krishnan’s second post-mortem

U-turn on Krishnan’s second post-mortem Teoh El Sen | January 12, 2011, FMT In less than24 hours, the police have changed their mind and dashed the hopes of the family of M Krishnan. PETALING JAYA: There will not be a second post-mortem on M Krishnan, the 37-year-old wireman who died in police custody last Friday,…

Police agree to second post-mortem on Krishnan

Police will seek a court order to conduct another post-mortem on the wire-man who died in a lock-up. KUALA LUMPUR: A second post-mortem is set to be conducted on M Krishnan, a 37-year-old wire-man who died in police custody last Friday, police confirmed today. Kuala Lumpur CID chief Senior Assistant Commissionner II Ku Chin Wah…