24 Jul '11, 7am

Malaysia Newspaper says normal for corruption witnesses to commit suicide

KUALA LUMPUR - Utusan Malaysia today downplayed the cause of Teoh Beng Hock's death, saying that it is common for witnesses in corruption cases to commit suicide to avoid shaming their families or organisation. "Awang does not understand it has been made such a major issue whether a person commits suicide during or after interrogation," Awang Selamat wrote today in Mingguan Malaysia, the Malay daily's Sunday edition. "In many other countries, the act of sacrificing oneself is not something alien to a corruption case." Awang Selamat is a pseudonym under which editors of Utusan Malaysia write. Teoh was found dead on July 16, 2009, on the fifth-floor corridor of Plaza Masalam in Shah Alam after he was questioned overnight by Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers at their then-Selangor headquarters on the 14th floor. The Royal Commission of Inquiry (RCI) report ...

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