Police must pay RM357,500 damages over 2012 custodial death - Federal Court

Hidir Reduan Abdul Rashid

Modified 22 Mar 2021, 4:42 am

The police and government have to pay RM357,500 in damages over the 2012 death-in-custody case involving lorry driver P Chandran.

The Federal Court made the ruling in relation to a lawsuit by the deceased's family.

The 6-1 majority decision, read out by Federal Court judge Rhodzariah Bujang, ruled that although the family are not entitled to exemplary damages...

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