Klang MP: Let EAIC and Suhakam probe deaths in custody for now

Martin Vengadesan

Modified 31 May 2021, 4:20 am

Klang MP Charles Santiago has suggested that in the absence of the long-delayed independent commission to look into complaints against the police, the Enforcement Agency Integrity Commission (EAIC) and Suhakam are best-suited to oversee the probes into the custodial deaths of A Ganapathy, S Sivabalan and S Surendran.

"Section 334 of the Criminal Procedure Code mandates an inquiry into cause of death of a person in custody of police or in any asylum...

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