10 PRISON OFFICERS INVOLVED IN THE ASSAULT OF DINESH BUT ONLY 1 OF THEM CHARGED?
The following are the 10 prison officers involved in the assault on inmate Dinesh Raman:
Deputy Superintendent of Prison Lim Kwo Yin Darius.
Deputy Superintendent of Prison Harry Yap Hong Hock
Assistant Superintendent of Prison Teo Chong Lian Dylan
Chief Warden Daljit Singh s/o Gurbachan Singh
Chief Warden Rozairudin Bin Zaini
Sergeant Yen Chia Hsien
Sergeant Tan Heng Chye Marcus
Sergeant Lee Fangwei Jonathan
Corporal Anand Pereira
Corporal Robby bin Sulaiman
Why AGC only decided to criminal press charge on 1 of them?
Below is an extract of what Lawyer M Ravi, acting on behalf of Mother of dead inmate Dinesh Raman seeking for aggravated damages from the Government said:
“Our case is that a prison officer had been angered by Dinesh, who had shown him the middle finger and uttered a vulgarity at him. They then let Dinesh out to the yard (when he was not supposed to be in the yard that day), when that prison officer who had been angered set upon Dinesh and assaulted him. Other prison officers joined in the assault. When they brought him to the cell, they knew he was already unconscious and unresponsive. He was deliberately left in the cell with no effort to resuscitate him.”
“In other words we want the government to admit liability based on our version of the facts and not the government’s version.”
“The actions by the officers were not merely a negligent act but deliberate and intentional. This is diametrically opposed to the way that the government has presented its account of the circumstances of Dinesh’s death.”
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