I could have turned up for the vigil at Shah Alam’s Plaza Masalam in honour of the late Teo Beng Hock, who was found dead on the rooftop of this building. It’s happening right now.
But I think I can do a better job asking the questions that a sense of justice demands that every Malaysian ask.
First question: Did Teoh jump or was he thrown? Simply the difference between murder and suicide here.
Although like most Malaysians, I’m rather cynical about the workings of the Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission, I thought I would draw the line at inferring they would resort to homicide.
But after reading what Lulu wrote, I am not so sure this just another persecutory body, like Pekida, but one armed with legal might.
Second question: If he did commite suicide, where is the suicide note?
Pix from the Malaysian Insider
As you can see, it was daylight when they found the body. If there was a suicide note on his person, it would have been made known already, the case being as controversial as this.
Read more here, if you haven’t already. As was reported yesterday, Teoh was hauled to the MACC hq in Shah Alam and questioned for 10 hours allegedly about the abuse of state allocations. Source: this report.
Stinks to high heaven, doesn’t it? Especially since MACC did nothing about a former Selangor MB’s Disneyland trips and his multi-million ringgit mansion.The stink of selective persecution. As Jeff Ooi said, Teoh certainly didn’t die a natural death.
This statement-making death will make the news and will force the fledgling MACC into the limelight in all the wrong ways. Not that they were pristine to begin with.
A friend of mine from rural Port Dickson called 30 minutes ago and said he saw an unusual sight. Some 30 people gathered at a coffee shop near his house and within the group, an MCA politician and a DAP one sat at the table to discuss this very issue.
Today, information takes on a viral aspect. Very swift. I reckon unless you are totally not wired and live among people who also aren’t, you would have heard this news by now.
What I need you readers to do is ask the hard questions.
The Malaysian Anti Corruption Commission was formed ostensibly to fight corruption. Till date however, the relentless zeal with which they carried out this mandate has been tarnished by the fact the they target Pakatan Rakyat figures.
I don’t see why MACC cannot provide to the media the exact proceedings of the 10-hour interrogation. Even if its a guilty Teoh who jumped off the building, I would like to know what happened.
Until the MACC comes clean about the investigation, they will be a suspect.
I read off a Facebook status message that a friend put on, saying she heard that Teoh was supposed to register his marriage today. If that was true, it makes this all the more gut-wrenching.