Caught red-handed: The man getting stepped on after he was tied up and beaten for allegedly filming up a woman’s skirt at a shopping mall in Johor Baru.
- Compiled by NG SI HOOI, JO TIMBUONG, ROYCE TAN and R. ARAVINTHAN
A 27-YEAR-OLD auditor was bashed up at a shopping mall in Johor Baru after he was caught filming an upskirt video, Guang Ming Daily reported.
The victim, who is in her 20s, was busy playing a game machine when the pervert secretly used his smartphone to film her.
The daily reported that the man tried to flee when he was caught red-handed by the woman’s friend at about 9pm on Saturday.
Other shoppers managed to overpower him, tied him up and beat him. Some passers-by stopped the assault before the police arrived.
Several upskirt photos of children were also found stored in the suspect’s smartphone.
Johor Baru South OCPD Asst Comm Sulaiman Salleh said the suspect, who suffered serious injuries, was receiving treatment at the Johor Baru Hospital.
ACP Sulaiman thanked the public but reminded them not to take the law into their own hands.
> Sin Chew Daily reported that a woman allegedly pushed an elderly woman down as they fought over a parking space at the Taman Tun Dr Ismail market in Kuala Lumpur.
The incident happened at about 10am on Dec 9.
The woman reportedly requested the older woman to back her car out so she could reverse into the parking space.
However, the older woman could not move her car as there were other vehicles behind hers.
The woman then reversed her car into the older woman’s car before parking at the space.
When the victim took a photo of the younger driver’s car plate number, the woman pushed her down and tried to grab her smartphone.
Passers-by managed to stop the quarrel. Both women lodged police reports separately.
- Found in translation 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 a >, it denotes a separate news item.