A total of 11 police officers have been questioned in a high-profile probe into the death of a detainee in police custody, news reports said Saturday, dpa reported.
The victim, whose name was given as A Kugan, 22, served a two-week remand on suspicions that he was involved in a carjacking syndicate when he died while in custody at Subang Jaya district police station on Tuesday.
Police said Kugan had vomited and collapsed after drinking a glass of water during police interrogation.
Officers later told his family that Kugan died of fluid in his lungs, but relatives demanded a probe into what they claimed was a case of police abuse after they found bruises on the deceased's body. More...