Kugan's Case - High Court Judgement On Custodial Deaths

Justice V. T. Singham, Judge - High Court Kuala Lumpur
Creation date: 
2013 Jun 26
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In a landmark ruling dated 26 June 2013, Justice V.T. Singham said that Khalid, then Selangor Police chief, was responsible for the death of Kugan while in custody four years ago and further said that Khalid was liable to malfeasance in the case and awarded Kugan's mother, N. Indra, RM851,700 in assault and battery, false imprisonment, pain and suffering damages. An appeal to the Court of Appeal was filed on 12 July 2013.