… and Najib is sad too

(Bernama) – Prime Minister Najib Abdul Razak on Friday conveyed his condolences to Teoh Beng Hock's family and fiance, Soh Cher Wei, 28.

"I am deeply saddened when told of the incident. My sympathy goes out to Teoh's family and his fiancee," he told Bernama when contacted from Medina Friday.

najib-6.pngThe prime minister said police would investigate the matter thoroughly and professionally so that all quarters would be able to know what actually happened.

Najib also called on all quarters not to make statements or speculations which could confuse the public.

Be calm and patient

"The government hopes that the people will remain calm and patient. Let's leave it to the authorities to investigate," he said.

Yesterday, Teoh, 30, the political aide of Selangor executive councillor Ean Yong Hian Wah, was found dead on the fifth floor of Plaza Masalam in Shah Alam after giving his statement to the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC).

His body was found nine floors down from the MACC office on the 14th floor of the building at 1.30pm.

Teoh was assisting MACC's investigations pertaining to misappropriation of allocations involving several Selangor assemblymen.