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Custodial Deaths Still An Issue 16 Years On

YB Charles Santiago, MP for Klang | Prof Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria, Former SUHAKAM and Royal Police Commission Commissioner

15-Jun-21 08:00

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Custodial Deaths Still An Issue 16 Years On

A recent spate of deaths in police custody has made headlines over the past two months and raised concerns over why this keeps happening. Furthermore, custodial deaths appear to be an issue disproportionately affecting the Indian community- so we speak to Klang MP YB Charles Santiago and former SUHAKAM commissioner Prof Datuk Dr Denison Jayasooria, to try and unpack the reasons behind this.

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Produced by: Sim Wie Boon

Presented by: Lyn Mak


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Tags:  custodial deathpolicedeathcustodyhuman rightsarrestdetainee


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