Furniture maker disowns son over gambling debt, but the loan sharks won't quit

KUALA LUMPUR: After winning RM80,000 in his first try at gambling, Ooi Kok Jian went on a path of no return that ultimately led to him being disowned.

Tired of being hounded by loan sharks, his father, Ooi Inn Chiang, 55, took out an advertisement in a newspaper on Dec 24, 2016 to disown his son.

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