Suhakam opens probe into death of tourist in immigration depot

Hariz Mohd

Modified 23 Jun 2020, 12:03 pm

Suhakam is investigating the case of an Indian tourist who died on June 12 after contracting Covid-19 while under the Immigration Department's detention.

In revealing this, commissioner Jerald Joseph also questioned the department's decision to arrest the victim - Zeawdeen Kadar Masdan - for an expired visa when the latter could not apply for an extension due to the Covid-19 lockdown...

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