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Family suspects interference in David’s case

From the Jakarta Post:

The family of David Hartanto Widjaja, an Indonesian student who died at Singapore’s Nanyang Technological University (NTU) on March 2, and a local verification team doubt the Singaporean court process of his death.

The coroner court under the subordinate court in Singapore has been processing the case to decide whether David’s death was a suicide. If it not, then the case will be forwarded to the criminal court.

However, it appeared the court process was intentionally directed to a conclusion of suicide despite evidence showing a strong possibility of murder, according to David’s family and the verification team.

“We have strong evidence that he was murdered but that fact was not brought up in the court,” David’s father, Hartono Wijaya, told a press conference Tuesday at the National Commission on Human Rights.

“Testimonies from witnesses presented by the NTU were fictitious and none of our witnesses was brought to the court.”

Djaja Surya Atmadja, a forensic expert from the Faculty of Medicine in the University of Indonesia, said any forensic doctor could see from the forensic report that David’s body had defense wounds, and that there were no wounds of suicide.

Djaya and another forensic doctor, Evi Untoro, analyzed the case based on the forensic report. Using a mannequin, they visually demonstrated the locations and forms of wounds that David had…

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