Police to investigate claims made by asylum seeker


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  • Thursday, 29 Jan 2004

KUALA LUMPUR: Police will investigate the allegations made by the asylum seeker Gulam Hassan Anwari in a statement given to the press that he was driven to take his life due to debts he was unjustly forced to pay. 

Gulam, a 50-year-old businessman, who claimed to be an Iranian but holding a Pakistani passport, died nine hours after he set himself ablaze outside UN High Commission for Refugees (UNHCR) agency on Tuesday. 

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