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Ramasamy: Cop killing man for brandishing fruit knife a 'gross injustice'

Annabelle Lee
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Penang Deputy Chief Minister II P Ramasamy has urged inspector-general of police Mohamad Fuzi Harun to conduct a thorough probe into a man shot dead by a police officer.

Yesterday, 41-year-old T Shanmugasundram was reported to have been shot in the head after he brandished an 18cm fruit knife at plainclothes police officer Mohamad Hafizi Mohamad Akhir.

Speaking to Malaysiakini today, Ramasamy said the officer’s action was excessive and constituted a “gross form of injustice...

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