Assessment of Damages Hearing: 9 years of waiting for justice!

Press advisory

11 Jun 2012

Dear news editor,

Assessment of Damages Hearing: 9 years of waiting for justice!

Death in Police Custody : Ulaganathan a/l Muniandy

In reference to above matter, Suara Rakyat Malaysia (SUARAM) would like to inform you that the case of assessment for damages into the death in police custody of Ulaganathan a/l Muniandy will be held on 11 Jun 2012.

Ulaganathan Muniandy (19 years old) an Emergency Ordinance detainee was detained at Kajang Police Station since 15 May 2003 and had died suddenly in 21 July 2003 at Kajang Hospital. According to the Kajang hospital the cause of death “cannot be determined” while the family suspect foul-play.

The family was rewarded with damages and High Court judgment on the civil suit found that the IGP, CPO Selangor, ketua Polis Balai IPD Daerah Kajang, and Govt of Malaysia liable for negligence.

The details of the hearing for assessment of damages as below:

Date: 11 Jun 2012 (Monday)

Time: 9 am

Venue: 3rd Floor, Court Complex, High Court, Jalan Duta

We very much hope that your press organization will cover the above event.

For inquiries, please call Theva (013-3845740) @ Nalini (019-3758912). Thank you.

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