An elderly man found himself involved in an intense argument with a female diner at a restaurant recently. Although this took place at a local mamak eatery, the exact location of the incident wasn’t disclosed in detail.
Footage of the incident had since gone viral online after it was shared by Jabatan Netizen Malaysia’s Twitter page. At the time of writing (Wednesday, 24th March), the post has accumulated over 6.2k retweets on social media.
— Jabatan Netizen Malaysia (@jnmalaysia) March 23, 2021
In the viral snippet, the male customer could be seen shouting at the woman, before the duo got involved in a physical altercation in public. A few members of the public tried to calm the situation down until the two individuals were separated. Not long after that, a few men stepped in and attempted to attack the elderly man who was still in the eatery, only to be stopped by the police.
Soon after the clip made its way online, many local netizens started claiming that the duo were quarrelling over chicken murtabak sold at the outlet. A few hours after that, the Twitter user posted another update, saying that the brawl allegedly broke out after the duo were fighting over the mamak stall’s forks and spoons!
So far, there have been no updates regarding the statements provided by the cops and also from the individuals involved in the commotion.
Update (Thursday, 25th March):
Earlier today, Harian Metro reported that the police have already recorded statements from the two individuals involved in the fight. Hilir Perak District Deputy Chief of Police, Supt. Yahaya Hassan revealed that the police received a report about the incident from a 27-year-old woman at 9.53pm, 2 days ago (Tuesday, 23rd March).
“The woman lodged a report as a result of a misunderstanding with the 56-year-old man, who is also her supervisor at the security guard agency she’s working. The cause of the incident was believed to be due to dissatisfaction in regards to the staff’s day off. The police have since called both parties to testify,” the police chief stated.
Apart from that, it was further revealed that both the woman and the elderly man have agreed to settle the case amicably.