Restaurant staff in M'sia attacked after asking customers to queue up

Three suspects have been arrested.

Keyla Supharta | March 19, 2023, 03:35 PM

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A restaurant worker in Malaysia was allegedly assaulted by two men who were made to queue up.

The incident occurred on Thursday (Mar. 16) night at an eatery in Glomac Cyberjaya in Selangor, The Star reported.

Made to queue for their turn

"The three suspects came to the restaurant to eat and while the first two were at the nasi kandar section, the third man, who was in an inebriated state, used his hand to pick his food," Β Sepang district police chief ACP Wan Kamarul Azran Wan Yusof said on a statement on Friday.

A restaurant worker proceeded to tell the suspect to stop and were made to queue for their turn.

"After being told off, the suspects became aggressive and attacked the workers," ACP Wan Kamarul Azran added.

In the video posted by mynewshub, a man in a blue shirt could be seen grabbing the staff while attempting to punch him.

The staff attempted to stop the attack by distancing himself.

Image via @mynewshub/Twitter

At one point, a man wearing a red cap approached the staff with a tong and attacked him on his back.

Image via @mynewshub/Twitter

The man in the blue shirt continuously threw punches at the staff while the man in the red cap threw plates at the staff.

Image via @mynewshub/Twitter

You can watch the altercation here:

Three suspects arrested

A total of 17 other restaurant workers were working at that time and some attempted to stop the fight.

Two restaurant workers suffered head and shoulder injuries as a result of the incident. Numerous plates were also broken.

Three suspects, two aged 51 and another 50, were arrested on Friday, ACP Wan Kamarul Azran said.

Two of them had drug and criminal charges on their records. They have since confessed to the attack.

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Top image via @mynewshub/Twitter.