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Published: Saturday June 30, 2012 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Wednesday May 29, 2013 MYT 9:56:21 PM

‘Gangster grandma’ roughs up elderly woman

A woman in her 50s has been dubbed as “Gangster grandma” for beating up a 68-year-old woman who came to collect a RM3,600 debt, reports Harian Metro.

The elder woman had gone to the woman's house in Bandar Baru Farlim, Ayer Itam to ask for the debt which had been unpaid for several years at about 10am last Monday. The younger woman's grand daughter was at home.

An argument ensued between the three before the elder woman walked out and painted the house.

The irate woman and her grand daughter tied the elder woman's hands before raining blows on her.

Harian Metro said the elder woman was warded for two days as her left ribs were fractured and had bruises.

Meanwhile, George Town OCPD Asst Comm Gan Kong Meng said both the woman and her grand daughter had been detained

> Actress Shima Anuar, who shot to fame as a sweet girl who dons a purdah (face veil) in 7 Petala Cinta, will be playing a prostitute in her next movie.

The 21-year-old hopes to challenge herself with the role in 2 Kalimah, which requires her to wear short skirts and high heels.

“To play the character of a prostitute Maria' in 2 Kalimah I have to do more research to truly understand the role.

“I have gone to hotspots' in the city to observe the behaviour of prostitutes,” said Shima, who has only been in the industry for two years, reported Utusan Malaysia yesterday.

● Other News & Views is compiled from the vernacular newspapers (Bahasa Malaysia, Chinese and Tamil dailies). As such, stories are grouped according to the respective language/medium. Where a paragraph begins with this > sign, it denotes a separate news item.

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