Deputy Minister in the Prime Minister's Department Datuk S.K. Devamany
arrived at the Sepang police headquarters at 4.15pm, followed shortly
after by MIC Youth chief , T. Mohan.
In the morning, seven
people, including a Makkal Osai reporter and editor as well as a Tamil
Osai journalist, had their statements recorded.
The rest were
two MIC members, Kapar member of parliament S. Manikavasa-gam and N.
Surendran, who is the lawyer to Kugan's family.
Also present at
the headquarters' compound was Teluk Intan MP M. Manoharan, who is
acting as attorney to Manikavasagam and Surendran.
The other deputy minister, Senator T. Murugiah, who was also
present at the mortuary, had his statement recorded on Friday at his
Devamany said he was satisfied with the questioning, adding that he was also glad that he had carried out his duties.
Manikavasagam denied that he and the others who were at the mortuary had either broken into the area or trespassed.
"I have recorded evidence (video recording). It is all in there and I have promised to hand it over to the police.
the incident, the deceased's family called me to come over. I was the
first MP and lawyer there," he said, adding that he was ready to be
recalled by the police at any time.
Surendran said that based on
the Serdang Hospital attendant's report, it clearly showed that the
door to the mortuary was open when the estimated 50 people entered.
He claimed that the hospital made wild accusations when it said that the crowd had barged in.
said the group forced its way into the mortuary and evicted the
hospital staff before locking themselves in for two hours.
Devastated: Kugan’s family grieving after seeing his body at the mortuary. pic: thestar.com