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MIC boss: Not right for Kamalanathan to reveal student's 'self-harm' history

Kow Gah Chie  |  Published:  |  Modified:

It was inappropriate for Deputy Education Minister P Kamalanathan to reveal that deceased teenager M Vasanthapiriya had an alleged history of self-harm, said MIC president Dr S Subramaniam.

"It was not within his capacity to give the comment. It was something which is within the capacity of the police or the Education Ministry," he told a press conference in Putrajaya today.

"I think we must be fair to the family and to the girl. I don't think we should come to anything which is prejudicial to harm either her name or her family's name," he said...

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