Kuala Lumpur, Apr 20: The Malaysian Health Ministry has said that the ongoing Medical Council's inquiry on A. Kugan, who died while in police custody, will be carried out in a fair manner.
Health Ministry Director-General Dr Ismail Merican said the inquiry was independent and urged people not to speculate.
"Members of the inquiry are professional," he said yesterday after launching a health science symposium here.
Dr Ismail, who is the council's president, declined to comment on the proceedings, The Star reported.
On Friday, Kugan's parents met a six-man preliminary investigation committee, headed by council member Dr Megat Burhainuddin Megat Abdul Rahman.