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Suaram alleges death in police custody underreported
Published:  Dec 1, 2021 9:13 AM
Updated: 9:29 AM

Suara Rakyat Malaysia (Suaram) has asserted that the number of undocumented cases of deaths in police custody was underreported in 2021.

Its senior programme officer Mohammad Alshatri said the home ministry did not classify several incidents as custodial deaths despite them fitting the criteria.

"The deaths of S Sivabalan at Gombak Police District Headquarters and Umar Faruq Abdullah at South Klang Police District Headquarters are examples of cases overlooked...

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