Selangor appoints Malik Imtiaz for Teoh’s inquest, royal commission

(The Malaysian Insider) – The Selangor government has appointed leading human rights lawyer Malik Imtiaz Sarwar to act for the state administration at the Teoh Beng Hock inquest.

Malik will also be representing the state when the Royal Commission of Inquiry starts its proceedings.

“The state is determined to ensure that the rights of the late Teoh, his family and other state officials who will be testifying at both proceedings are protected at all times,” said Selangor Mentri Besar Tan Sri Khalid Ibrahim today in a statement released by his office.

The inquest into the death of Teoh, a DAP political aide will be held from July 29 to August 12 at the magistrate’s court in Shah Alam.

Teoh, the political aide of Sri Kembangan assemblyman Ean Yong Hian Wah, was found dead on July 16 outside the Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission (MACC) office here.