KUALA LUMPUR, July 20 — The Crackhouse Comedy Club in Taman Tun Dr Ismail here, the location where a woman took off her baju kurung and tudung while performing, was splashed with paint by two men early yesterday morning.
Brickfields district police chief, ACP Amihizam Abdul Shukor said some of the paint thrown also hit the main door of a local bank nearby.
He said police reports were lodged by a bank employee and the restaurant owner at 10am and 4pm.
Amihizam said the restaurant owner, a 39-year-old man, said red paint was splashed on the restaurant’s signboard while the floor of the main door leading to the stairs was splashed with black paint.
“Police checked the closed circuit camera (CCTV) footage at the bank and restaurant and found that the incident occurred between 4.15am to 5.09am this morning.
“Checks also found that two men in a Proton Waja car had thrown two plastic bags containing red and black paint on the restaurant’s signboard.
“However, some of the black paint thrown at the restaurant had hit the main door of the bank and the CCTV footage will be sent to the PDRM forensics department for expert analysis,” he said in a statement here yesterday.
Amihizam said the case was being investigated under Section 427 of the Penal Code for causing damage through act of mischief.