macc-scandalSeri Kembangan assemblyman political secretary Teoh Beng Hock was found dead near Malaysian Anti-Corruption Commission’s (MACC) headquarters in Plaza Masalam, Shah Alam today according to various news reports.

Selangor Chief Police Officer Deputy Comm Datuk Khalid Abu Bakar, who confirmed that a body had been found, said police would be interviewing the man who was last seen with Teoh.

“There is not going to be any cover-up in investigations and I assure the public and his family we will conduct a thorough investigation into his death,” Datuk Khalid said. “We have requested for private and government pathologists to be present and assist us in our investigations.”

Teoh, the political secretary of Seri Kembangan assemblyman Ean Yong Hian Wah, was taken in for questioning by the MACC yesterday at its 14th floor office in Plaza Masalam in Shah Alam.

Teoh, MACC said he was freed but his body was later found sprawled on the roof of a five-storey building next door.