27 Jan '11, 10pm

Chef from Malacca denies abusing poodle in a video that has spread around the world

A 33-year-old chef from Malacca, who has been accused of abusing a dog in a video that has spread around the world, insists he is a victim of mistaken identity, reported The Star. The video, which went viral through Facebook earlier this week, showed a shirtless man trying to train his former wife's toy poodle by yelling at it in Cantonese and throwing it across a room. An online witchhunt fingered the chef, known only as "Champ Alan", and his Facebook page has been flooded with abusive comments. "I am not that person in the video. I wouldn't do such a thing," Alan told his accusers. The exasperated Alan even put his handphone number and address on his Facebook page daring his accusers to meet him face-to-face. "I do not have tattoos on my arms," said Alan, noting that the man in the video sports tattoos on both his arms. "Please come and look for yourself if you don't bel...

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