July 25, 2008 18:18 PM
Police Escort Dies After Collapsing At Court Entrance
SHAH ALAM, July 25 (Bernama) -- A policeman escorting the three accused in the Altantuya Shaariibuu murder trial, collapsed at the entrance of the High Court here today.
L/Cpl Othman Abdul Rahman, 47, reportedly died at National Heart Institute in Kuala Lumpur at 1.15pm about four hours after the incident before the hearing started.
It is believed that he had a heart problem and diabetes and was said to suffer breathing difficulties and fatigue after climbing the stairs to the courtroom on the fourth floor before collapsing.
A colleague was seen giving him CPR and was later carried by five other policemen and a civilian to an ambulance.