A newspaper journalist was assaulted by 4 men after covering the death of a woman at Jalan Perak in George Town, Penang at about 1.30am this morning.
Ang Kean Siang, aged 32, of Guan Ming Daily, said he sustained injuries in the attack, which occurred after he covered an incident where a woman was found dead at an apartment.
He claimed that while taking several pictures of the scene with his camera, a man approached and scolded him for doing so and told him to leave the premises.
He added that he later met the 4 assailants at another location and was punched and kicked by them.
Ang, who received treatment at the Loh Guan Lee Hospital later lodged a report at the Timur Laut district police headquarters.