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Open verdict in Teoh Beng Hock inquest overturned, suicide ruled out


PUTRAJAYA: In a landmark judgment, the Court of Appeal has set aside the coroner's open verdict in the inquest of Teoh Beng Hock.

In a unanimous decision on Friday, the panel held that Teoh's death was caused by multiple injuries from a fall from the 14th floor of Plaza Masalam as a result of, or which was accelerated by an unlawful act or acts of persons unknown, inclusive of Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) officers who were involved in his arrest and investigation.

   

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