Giant effigy of 'hell god' a sight to behold

Fearsome deity: Volunteers and workers adding the final touches to the Tai Su Yeah effigy at the Yu Lan BM Festival Organisation in Bukit Mertajam, Penang. — LIM BENG TATT/The Star

BUKIT MERTAJAM: The ruler of hell in the Chinese pantheon of gods is a fearsome being, and one way to behold a larger-than-life artistic expression of him is to drop by the Tua Pek Kong temple in town.

A forklift had to be called in to lift the head to the top after the body was assembled.

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