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What Happens If Arrested Person Dies in Police Custody?

What happens if an arrested person dies in police custody? Who is accountable for the death and why? This issue was recently dealt with in Syed Mohamed Nur Ali v Weddrin Mojingkin & Ors1. We will briefly look at the case. Brief facts of the case This suit was instituted by Mohamed Nur Ali against Read more about What Happens If Arrested Person Dies in Police Custody?[…]

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Can A Mentally Disabled Person Stand Trial?

Ever wonder if a mentally disabled person can be asked to stand trial and put forward his defense in a criminal case? Wonder no more, as today, we will be briefly looking at the case of Muhd Haslam Abdullah v PP1 which expounded extensively on those issues. Brief facts of the case Muhd Haslam was Read more about Can A Mentally Disabled Person Stand Trial?[…]

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Is Contempt of Court Proceedings A Separate Proceedings From the Main Suit?

Have questions regarding Contempt of Court? Let us assist you:    Let us imagine this scenario: A person is charged in a criminal/ civil court (in the main proceedings). Subsequently, parties in the proceeding acted in a manner that is deemed to be in contempt of court. If one party wishes to bring a contempt Read more about Is Contempt of Court Proceedings A Separate Proceedings From the Main Suit?[…]

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