GEORGE TOWN: A 36-year-old dealer is trying for his brother who went lacking after allegedly being supplied a job in Bangkok, Thailand.
Chung Soon Tatt mentioned brother Chung Soon Guan, 38, went to work in Bangkok on April 1 after seeing the job alternative on Facebook.
“On April 25, my brother contacted me to say that he was introduced in a van to an outskirt space in Bangkok, Thailand and was introduced to Myanmar.
“He mentioned he was in hazard and was in a troublesome state of affairs.
“However, my brother reduce the road in a rush,” he mentioned in a press convention organised by the Jelutong MCA division at its premises in Jalan Taman Free School on Friday (May 6).
Soon Tatt added that he tried contacting his brother a number of instances however was unsuccessful.
“My brother contacted me once more at evening and mentioned that he wished to come residence instantly.
“My brother mentioned he was tortured and was not given meals for a number of days.
“The final time my brother contacted me was on April 30,” he mentioned.
Soon Tatt mentioned somebody known as him and requested for RMB90,000 (RM60,000) to get his brother residence safely.
Meanwhile, Jelutong MCA chairman Chuah Chin Chuon urged the general public to all the time watch out and never fall prey to scammers.