“(Hare Krishnan) is also wanted to assist in investigations of a death in Tun HS Lee lockup, report number: 18468/13,” the statement reads.
Ku had initially attributed Dhamendran’s death to breathing difficulties, but a post-mortem later found that the 31-year-old’s death was a result of "multiple blunt force trauma", leading police to reclassify the case as murder under section 302 of the Penal Code.
On the run for six weeks
On June 5, three police personnel, a sergeant and two corporals, were charged with the murder of police detainee Dhamendran, who was found dead in lockup last May 21.
The accused - Jaffri Jaafar, 44, Mohd Nahar Abd Rahman, 45, and Mohd Haswadi Zamri Shaari, 32 - are charged with committing the offence between 12.20pm and 2.50pm on May 21, 2013, at the Special Investigations Division (D9), Level 7 of the
Dhamendran died on May 21 after spending 10 days in police custody.