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62YO hotel owner assaulted and splashed with paint all over his body after entering guest’s room without permission

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A budget hotel owner was assaulted by a customer and splashed with paint after he entered his room without getting his permission. The video that showed the 62-year-old owner sitting on the ground of an empty street, having his entire body covered in white paint has since gone viral on WhatsApp.

According to Sinar Harian, Seri Alam police chief Supt Mohd Sohaimi Ishak said the incident took place on Sunday (9 October) at 3.30 am in Taman Desa Cemerlang, Johor.

It was also reported that the victim entered the hotel room belonging to the three men with his access card.

However, the three men were infuriated by the hotel owner’s intrusion and took him out onto the street in front of the hotel before assaulting him and splashing paint on him.

The victim was reported to suffer light injuries from the assault.

Meanwhile, Mohd Sohaimi said the police have detained the three suspects to help in the investigation of the incident.

The first suspect was a 52-year-old man who was arrested at 11.30 pm on the same day along Jalan Tanjong, Taman Desa Cemerlang. The second and third suspects were 31 and 55 years old respectively. Both of them were arrested along Jalan Persisiran Seri Alam, Masai at 3.30 am on the following day (10 October).

It is reported that one of the suspects had a previous criminal record, while two others had no previous record.

The three will be remanded for four days starting 10 October, and the case will be investigated under Section 147 of the Penal Code, which upon conviction can be punishable with a jail term extending upwards of two years, a fine, or both.

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