SHAH ALAM: The Coroner’s Court here is expected to deliver the verdict on the inquest into the death of firefighter Muhammad Adib Mohd Kassim today.
Coroner Rofiah Mohamad is expected to deliver the decision at around 9am.
During the 41-day inquest that started on Feb 11, 30 witnesses including several experts were called and 137 exhibits submitted.
The proceeding was handled by handling officer Faten Hadni Khairuddin while Adib’s family was represented by counsels Syazlin Mansor, Yahaya Othman, Kamaruzaman A Wahab and Ahmad Taufiq Baharum.
Three senior federal counsels Suzana Atan, Mazlifah Ayob and Fadilatul Isma Ahmad Rafngah, and one federal counsel Afiq Zainal Abidin represented Ministry of Housing and Local Government and the Fire and Rescue Department.
Adib, 24, was reported to have been critically injured when he and a team of firemen answered a distress call about a torched vehicle outside the Sri Maha Mariamman temple in Subang Jaya on Nov 27.
Adib was taken to Subang Jaya Medical Centre and later transferred to the National Heart Institute. Despite showing signs of recovery, Adib died on Dec 17.