KUALA LUMPUR, April 23 (Bernama) -- The Coroner''s Court ruled today that the
death of B. Sobaanthiran Pillai, the son of a former Kuala Lumpur Court
prosecution unit chief B. Sarala Pillai was due to injuries sustained in a road
Coroner Mohd Azali Ibrahim who further ruled that the death was a case of
misadventure, relied mainly on the testimony by 10th witness Dr Nurulhasanah
Mustapar of the forensic department, Kuala Lumpur Hospital, who conducted the
He noted that the Proton Satria GTI in which Sobaanthiran, 20, was a
passenger was driven at high speed and had skidded before hitting a lamp post
along Jalan Maarof near the Public Bank in Bangsar between 5am and 5.30am on
Sept 10, 2009.
Mohd Azali further noted that the deceased was not wearing a seat belt and
was thrown from the car during the impact.
In her testimony, Dr Nurulhasanah said the deceased''s injuries on the head,
chest and other parts of the body were consistent with those sustained in a road
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She had also stated that the deceased''s death was not brought on or caused
by any life-threatening illness.
Twenty witnesses were called including the car driver, the deceased''s
girlfriend, and his father, who together with counsel Tan Sri Dr Abdul Aziz Ab
Rahman, Saseedharan Menon and B.Muralidharan represented the family while Deputy
Public Prosecutor Vincent Chew Zi Xian assisted the court.
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