Actor boosts confidence with hair transplant


Compiled by HANIS ZAINAL, JAROD LIM and R. ARAVINTHAN

ACTOR Riz Amin (pic) spent over RM24,000 on a hair transplant recently, where 4,083 individual hair grafts were transplanted on his scalp, reported Harian Metro.

Riz, 35, said he chose to have the procedure after experiencing hair loss, especially along his hairline.

“The process started with me going to a doctor for a consultation. The doctor then suggested the hair transplant.”

Riz, whose filmography includes Polis Evo 2, said each hair graft cost RM6.

He said that he was satisfied with the results despite the high treatment cost.

“To me, it is money well spent. It was also considered an investment for my career as an actor.

“It’s not only for my appearance but also my confidence, ” he said.

> A multipurpose vehicle (MPV) carrying 500 cartons of smuggled cigarettes caught fire after getting into an accident in Pasir Mas, Kelantan on Saturday, reported Sinar Harian.

The 11.30am incident at Kampung Bechah Kelubi in Chekok happened after a car chase with the police.

Pasir Mas police chief Asst Comm Mohamad Roy Suhaimi Sharif said the patrol unit then lost track of the MPV.

ACP Mohamad Roy said soon after, they received a call informing them that a vehicle was on fire.

“When we arrived, firemen were hard at work putting out the fire.

“But the driver was missing, ” he said, adding that police found 10 boxes of cigarettes that were not destroyed by the fire.

He said residents saw the driver escape in a blue Perodua Myvi.

> The daily also reported that a 61-year-old army veteran in Perak was living in a house with no window panes and doors for years.

Abdul Aziz Mohd Azmi had also been living in the house in Taman Abdul Raof in Parit Buntar, left to him by his late parents, without electricity.

His plight caught the attention of Perak Malaysian Armed Forces Veteran Affairs Department.

Its chairman Mejar Hassanuddin Othman said that they would help to repair his house.

The above articles are 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.

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