Malaysia

Ex-MIC Youth leader’s detention ruled lawful

ALOR STAR, July 3 — The detention of an ex-MIC Youth head four years ago to help with the murder of an Indian national has been ruled lawful, but the High Court here today.

The plaintiff's writ against the Royal Malaysian Police Force and the Malaysian Government seeking compensation amounting to RM300,000 was rejected by Justice Datuk Mohd Azman Husin, over his July 11 2am arrest at his home in Taman Mahsuri, Bandar Darulaman in Jitra

The businessman said he experienced extreme mental stress during his two-day remand before his unconditional release on July 12, 2007, according to Bernama Online.

His lawyer T. Rajasekaran told reporters outside the court that they would appeal the decision.

 

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