Malaysia police likely behind religion-linked abductions: Inquiry

By Kate Mayberry | Al Jazeera

Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia – A Malaysian human rights commission inquiry into the abduction of two people more than two years ago has found that the pair was probably disappeared by the intelligence branch of the country’s police.

The three-member panel, which began investigating the cases in October 2017, called on the government to open a new and independent investigation and criticised parts of the official investigation into one of the cases as an “affront to common sense and logic”.

The families “need some closure and answers can only be provided by the state”, Mah Weng Kwai, a retired Court of Appeal judge who headed the panel of inquiry, said on Wednesday.