Deaths in custody: 10 suggestions for CJ to improve remand process

Modified 10 Jun 2021, 1:00 pm

Lawyer M Manoharan has written a letter urging Chief Justice Tengku Maimun Tuan Mat to channel his suggestions to all magistrates nationwide on how to improve remand proceedings in order to reduce the number of deaths in custody.

“In the past one and a half month alone, there have been four very tragic deaths in custody, that were the deaths of A Ganapathy, Surendran Shanker, Sivabalan Subramaniam (and Umar Faruq Abdullah @ Hemananthan)...

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