Nightmare for couple after neighbor begins renovating home in Mantin

SEREMBAN: A pair thought they’d discovered the right house to boost their 4 youngsters after they moved into their new home in Taman Surian in Mantin close to right here from Kuala Lumpur 4 years in the past.

Life for the 38-year-old who solely wished to be generally known as Halim, his 44-year-old housewife Sabrina and kids was bliss, till his neighbor determined to renovate his home.

“Cracks started showing in a number of components of my unit quickly after renovation work began.

“A number of areas said leaking each time it rained,” he claimed, including that he lodged a police report on the matter.

He alleged that stones, nails and different building particles additionally fell into his compound whereas work was ongoing subsequent door.

“I’m so grateful that my youngsters weren’t enjoying within the porch space when this occurred.

“However the incident did trigger the rear-view mirror of my motorbike to crack,” he advised reporters at a press convention at his home.

Abdul Halim mentioned he lodged studies with the Seremban Metropolis Council (MBS) on a number of events however work didn’t cease.

The matter got here to a boil on Sunday (June 5), when his neighbor was allegedly threatened with him whereas he was taking pictures and movies of the home to ship to MBS.

His spouse additionally claimed to have been affected emotionally because the renovation work began.

Seremban mayor Datuk Masri Razali mentioned authorized motion could be taken towards the proprietor for renovating his house with out acquiring approval.

“The MBS issued notices to the proprietor to cease work and demolish the renovated construction on three events earlier than.

“Since he didn’t do something about it, we’ll now observe up with authorized motion,” he mentioned.

Masri mentioned anybody planning on doing renovation work should get approval to make sure all security features are adhered to and to forestall any points for others.

OCPD worth Supt Mohd Fazely Ab Rahman, in an announcement, mentioned the police have been additionally probing a suspect below Part 427 of the Penal Code for committing mischief by damaging a automotive within the residential space.

“We obtained a police report on the matter on June 5 and we known as each events to have their statements recorded.

“The matter has been investigated and the paper has been forwarded to the state prosecution unit for additional motion,” he mentioned.

Offenders could be jailed between one and 5 years and fined or each upon conviction.

Worth assemblyman J. Arulkumar, in a Fb submit reminded all householders that they need to get the approval from the native council earlier than they’ll begin renovation work.

“That is extraordinarily vital as a result of we are not looking for any pointless issues later,” he mentioned.