JOHOR BARU: A 51-year-old father is appealing to 40 illegal money lenders not to harass him and his family anymore as he no longer has money to pay for the loans taken by his youngest son.
The businessman said on Tuesday that so far he has spent more than RM300,000 to settle all his 20-year-old son's loans since last year.
"I have lost all my savings and even borrowed from relatives," he said during a press conference organised by Gelang Patah MCA chief Jason Teoh here.
Lim Heng Soon claimed that his son Nelson Lim, a Form Two dropout, had borrowed from the money lenders to pay for his drug addiction and to treat his girlfriend.
He added that he lodged a police report after the they came and padlocked his home in Taman Setia Indah on April 14.
Lim added that his two other children, a son and daughter, we doing well.
Did you find this article insightful?