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Suhakam: 456 deaths in custody recorded last year

There were 456 deaths in custody reported in 2020, said the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (Suhakam).

Suhakam commissioner Jerald Joseph (above) said this included 363 deaths recorded by the Prisons Department, 50 by the Immigration Department, 34 by the police, and nine in the National Anti-Drugs Agency (Nada).

In a press conference yesterday, he said health factors...

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