Util­ity work­ers as­saulted over un­paid bills

The Sun (Malaysia) - - NEWS WITHOUT BORDERS -

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.

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