Security guard beats employer to death over unpaid wages

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PETALING JAYA: A security guard of an apartment here allegedly beat a supervisor to death, after he was not paid his wages.

The police were notified of the case, which has been classified as murder, on Monday (Sept 2) afternoon.

The victim, supervisor Lee Poh Meng, 54, was found dead and locked inside a staff toilet at the Jalan 13/2 based apartment.

The body was found in a bloodied state. A medical officer from Universiti Malaya Medical Centre confirmed the death.

“CCTV footage showed that on Sept 1 around 6.10pm, the victim was beaten several times with a helmet by a security guard, who goes by the name of Don at the control room there.

“The beating occurred after the victim had not paid the security guard,” said Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zani Che Din when contacted on Monday.

ACP Mohd Zani said investigations led to the arrest of three suspects on Monday.

They were arrested at the same apartment where the incident had taken place.

“Two Nepalese security guard and a local security manager, aged between 26 to 42 years old, were arrested. The body has been brought to PPUM and a postmortem will be conducted on Tuesday (Sept 3) at 10am,” he said.

Read more at https://www.thestar.com.my/news/nation/2019/09/02/security-guard-beats-employer-to-death-over-unpaid-wages#kYQPPUCZt6MhGGJd.99



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