A Muslim man left in a coma after being interrogated at a notorious Thai detention centre died yesterday, as pressure mounts on the army to release further findings of a probe into the case.
Abdulloh Esormusor, a suspected rebel from the country’s restive south died early yesterday morning, more than a month after he was taken to the Inkayuth military camp, his cousin Mohammatrahmat Mamu told AFP.
The army could not immediately be reached for comment but previously said Abdulloh’s severe brain swelling could have been due to an aneurysm or suffocation.
A rebellion against Thai rule in the culturally distinct “Deep South” bordering Malaysia has left nearly 7,000 dead -- the majority civilians -- since 2004.
Inkayuth is the Thai army’s biggest detention centre in the south, where suspects are taken for interrogation and held under emergency laws and where rights groups have documented torture.