Recently, Singaporean actor Aaron Aziz shared a video on Instagram revealing that he discovered a mouse in the room of a hotel in Cambodia where he was staying. He travelled to there earlier this week with his wife, Diyana Halik, and a mutual friend named Mila to assist with a mosque restoration project.
The surprise visit from the rodent occurred in the room the 46-year-old was staying at with his wife. In the video he posted, a rat can be seen trapped on the glue trap installed by the hotel staff. He also wrote in the caption, “Is the room truly clean? The hotel said it came from the luggage! We came here with our clothes (in the luggage) not rats!” questioning the hotel’s hygiene.
Although the video has since been deleted from his Instagram page, Diyana documented the alarming incident in her Instagram story which was reposted by a Facebook user. In a subsequent video the “Ombak Rindu” actor took to Instagram, he explained he could not sleep well after the incident despite having instructed the hotel staff to change the bedsheet. He added more, the fact that he was restless because he was infected with Leptospirosis once.
Leptospirosis can be spread through rodents apart from coming in contact with contaminated soil or water and can be deadly. Netizens, however, left amusing comments under the rat video. They wrote, “Rats want to travel too,” “The hotel (staff) makes no sense. Suddenly you have a pet rat,” and “They must have seen a lot of movies.”
Since then, the disturbance has been resolved, and the group was given new rooms the day after. Aaron also did not disclose the exact name of the hotel, which is only known to be located in Phnom Penh. We hope such an unexpected incident will not occur to the group again.
Anis Sharina contributed to this article.