Myanmar man slashes own neck when denied salary

PETALING JAYA - Frustrated with his employer's refusal to pay his salary, a 24-year-old Myanmar man attempted suicide by slashing his own neck.

The victim, who was believed to have been working at a seafood restaurant in Paramount Garden here for several months, used a glass shard to slash his neck.

Petaling Jaya OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Zani Che Din said the man was found near a gym at a shopping mall near Mutiara Damansara at about 7.30pm on Tuesday.

The victim was identified as Kyaw Lin Htike from Mudon, Myanmar.

"He was attended to by a doctor who happened to be in the area at the time of incident.

"Investigations revealed that he was frustrated when he was denied his pay," he said.

The victim has been sent to the Sungai Buloh Hospital for treatment.