Malaysian man sneaks a peak, takes a fall

Other News Materials 12 October 2008 07:58 (UTC +04:00)

A suspected "peeping Tom" slipped and fell to his death from the eight floor of a condominium on Friday in the northern state of Penang, a news report said Sunday.

The 20-year-old labourer was believed to be alone when he allegedly spied on a woman in a nearby high-rise through his binoculars from the balcony of his rented apartment and lost his balance, the Star daily said.

Police recovered a pair of binoculars at the scene and ruled out foul play as investigations revealed that neighbors had seen the man peeping before the incident, reported dpa.

Classifying the case as sudden death, state police chief Azam Abdul Hamid said that the deceased could have been too preoccupied with his peeping when he lost his balance and fell.