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Zahid: Only two out of 284 custodial deaths caused by cops

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Only two out of 284 custodial death in the last 16 years were due to injuries inflicted by the police, claims the government.

This is according to statistics provided by Home Minister Ahmad Zahid Hamidi in a parliamentary written reply to Ipoh Barat MP M Kulasegaran.

Kulasegaran had asked about the number of deaths that happened while in police custody, the causes and whether any police officers faced disciplinary actions for them...

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