Man hits elderly beggar for earning more than him

SHANGHAI - A man hit an elderly beggar at a train station in Shanghai, claiming that the man earned more than him, China Press reported.

The incident, which was uploaded on the Internet, showed the man scolding and hitting the beggar, who remained silent.

The man also asked the beggar to return six yuan (S$1.21) that he had given him earlier.

The man only stopped when the people urged him to do so and the beggar walked away.

Netizens criticised the man's action and urged the police to investigate the matter.