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23 deaths in immigration detention between Jan-June, 3 in police lockup

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Modified 6 Aug 2020, 4:59 am

Twenty-three deaths were reported in immigration detention centres between January and June this year, including two children, said the Home Ministry.

Meanwhile, three people died in police lockup, and 188 deaths were reported in prisons during that same period.

In a written reply yesterday, the Home Ministry said of the immigration deaths, 18 were adult men, three were women, and two were... 

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