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'Cops acted unlawfully in Chandran's death'

Hafiz Yatim

Published
Modified 16 Jan 2015, 8:39 am

In a landmark ruling today, a coroner's court in Kuala Lumpur found the police to have acted unlawfully in not giving medicine and medical attention to detainee P Chandran, resulting in his death.

Sessions court judge Ahmad Bache, who sat as the coroner, said Chandran died in the police lock-up before 7.48am on Sept 10, 2012, but the police only noticed and reported it 12 hours later.

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