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Karpal inspired us, say mourners from near and far bidding farewell to their hero

As thousands of mourners bid farewell to the "Tiger of Jelutong", lawyer R. Joethy, 73, remembered his old law school buddy as one who rarely ever studied at university. Karpal Singh had so many distractions from his involvement in the student union where he was one of the leaders, Joethy said. "But he was very bright boy. He... Read More

A card with an appreciation message lies in the middle of a wreath at the house of the late Karpal Singh at Jalan Utama, Penang, yesterday. Karpal, 73, and aide Michael Cornelius, 39, died at 1.10am on Thursday when their Toyota Alphard collided with a lorry along KM306.1 of the North-South Expressway. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 20, 2014.

A card with an appreciation message lies in the middle of a wreath at the house of the late Karpal Singh at Jalan Utama, Penang, yesterday. Karpal, 73, and aide Michael Cornelius, 39, died at 1.10am on Thursday when their Toyota Alphard collided with a lorry along KM306.1 of the North-South Expressway. – The Malaysian Insider pic by Hasnoor Hussain, April 20, 2014.

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