BY LOURDES CHARLES AND SUSAN TAM
PETALING JAYA: Veteran singer Datuk Sharifah Aini was warded at the Damansara Specialist Hospital here after she claimed that she was attacked by two men outside Seri Pentas, TV3s headquarters, in Damansara Utama here last night.
She told police that she was on her way to visit a relative at 8.30pm when she was assaulted.
She said two men pulled her out of her car. They slapped her face and punched her stomach.
It is learnt they also injected something into her neck.
A witness interviewed by TV3 said he found her lying by the roadside and was crying.
She said she was beaten by two men on a motorcycle, said the witness identified as Gary.
TV3 staff on hearing about the incident rushed to the scene and sent her to the hospital.
Selangor deputy CID chief Asst Comm Hasanudin Hasan, when met at the hospital, said it was a simple assault case and initial investigations showed that no weapon was used in the attack.
On the singer's injuries, ACP Hasanudin said:
According to the doctor, the only visible injury is a bruise inside her right upper lip.