Wednesday, July 28, 2021

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Policemen plead not guilty to negligence

MIRI: Two policemen pleaded not guilty in the Magistrate Court here today to a charge of negligently exposing a girl detainee to male detainees while in a police lock-up at Miri Centre Police station. The accused, Brase Omang, 54, from...

Review lock-up SOPs, cops told

BY CRYSTAL WONG MIRI: The Sarawak Women for Women Society (SWWS) has called for a serious review of the standard operating procedures (SOPs) in police stations and lock-ups. The society also appealed to the higher authorities to ensure that personnel manning...

Senator wants two cops charged under Child Act

MIRI: Senator Alan Ling has called on the police to charge two police personnel, who were on duty when a 16-year-old girl was allegedly raped by a male suspect while in police custody on Jan 9, under the Child...

Thorough investigation into alleged rape of teen detainee needed

KUCHING: Minister of Welfare, Community Wellbeing, Women, Family and Childhood Development Datuk Seri Fatimah Abdullah said there is a need for a thorough investigation into the case of a female detainee who was raped by a male detainee while...

Zero tolerance on police negligence

MIRI:  Following a claim by a female detainee that she was raped while under police custody at Miri police station lock-up early this month, district police chief ACP Hakemal Hawari assured that the force will have zero-tolerance on any...

NGO questions police negligence

KUCHING: A non-governmental organisation (NGO) has questioned the police for detaining a minor in an unsupervised lockup, which led to her alleged rape. Eliminating Deaths and Abuse in Custody Together (Edict) said juveniles detained in a lockup shall be cared...

Act against the culprits in teen detainee rape case

My biggest fear came true when I read about this case. – Kasthuri Patto KUCHING: A federal legislator has urged the authorities to take swift action against those responsible in the alleged rape of a 16-year-old female detainee while under...

Suspect takes own life in police lock-up

SRI AMAN: A 40-year-old suspect committed suicide by hanging at the Engkili police station. According to Sarawak Deputy Commisioner of Police Datuk Dev Kumar M.M. Sree, the victim, identified as Tang Soon Yung, was found by Cpl Paulindan Henry around 10.45am last Saturday. The body was brought...
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