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Police brutality on A. Kugan

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Source: RPK

View Dr Prashant’s 12-page post-mortem report here

MMC urged to probe 2 autopsy results

KUALA LUMPUR: The Malaysian Medical Council has been urged to launch an immediate investigation into the differing post-mortem results conducted on the remains of A. Kugan.

The Bar Council singled out pathologist Prof Dr Abdul Karim Tajuddin of Serdang Hospital who had carried out the first autopsy which stated that Kugan died of pulmonary oedema or fluid in the lungs.

The second post-mortem, conducted by University Malaya Medical Centre pathologist Dr Prashant N. Samberkar revealed that Kugan died of kidney failure caused by muscle injury that might be attributed to physical, chemical or biological factors.

The Bar Council felt there was an attempt to cover-up and protect the members of the police force in the case. Its vice-president Ragunath Kesavan said the second autopsy result on Kugan raised several serious questions.

“The fact that the second autopsy result differed so extensively from that of the first smacks of an apparent attempt to cover-up or protect members of the police force who were in charge of Kugan during his detention,” he said. Ragunath also questioned the […]