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by ng si hooi, lee yen mun, AND a. raman
AN undergraduate fell to her death from a building at her university after complaining of being disturbed by unexplained voices.
Fatimah Mina Md Juferi, 22, was believed to be troubled by voices from “another world” that she claimed she could hear, the victim's friend told Kosmo!
The body of the student, who was in her fourth semester of an early childhood education programme, was found at a corridor near the entrance of Universiti Pendidikan Sultan Idris (UPSI) on Sunday.
“Fatimah had complained of hearing whispers, which became more frequent a few months ago,” said the victim's friend, who declined to be named.
Closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage showed that the victim had taken an elevator to the fifth floor at 5.26pm, UPSI deputy vice-
chancellor (student affairs and alumni) Datuk Dr Junaidi Abu Ba-kar said.
“Another student, who had walked by (on the ground floor) near where Fatimah fell, was shocked to see Fatimah's body and quickly sought the assistance of security personnel,” said Dr Junaidi.
Perak Crime Investigation Department chief Datuk Dzuraidi Ibrahim said the victim sustained severe injuries to her face, body, right leg, ribs, shoulders and nose.
Her remains were sent to the Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun in Ipoh for post-mortem.
> Kosmo! also reported another fall this time involving a senior citizen who died after falling from a petai tree in Nilai.
The body of 62-year-old Saari Mahmud was found by passers-by under the tree, estimated to be about 30m in height.
His son Riduan, 21, said his father had climbed petai trees for decades to harvest the beans but somehow fell to his death this time around.
District police chief Supt Mohd Yusoff Awang said the incident had been classified as sudden death.
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