Utility workers assaulted over unpaid bills
KULAI: A video has gone viral showing two water utility company workers being assaulted after cutting off water supply to a house over several months of unpaid bills.
The two victims seen in the video were both working for a contractor appointed by water utility company SAJ Holdings Sdn Bhd. They were seen in the video being punched, kicked and even threatened with a hoe by male occupants of the house.
Kulai district police chief Supt Razak Md Said said the men allegedly assaulted the victims using their hands and helmets.
“One of the suspects even threatened to hit him (one of the victims) with a hoe.”
He said the victims suffered injuries on the face and hands. They were given outpatient treatment at the Kulai Hospital.
Police are on the hunt for the two assailants, who fled after the incident.