“No, there's no such thing!” Hagar shook his head vehemently. “We only enquired about the compensation they were supposed to pay us for occupying our land. In the end, not only did they not pay, they even beat us up!”
Hagar twisted the facts and lied through his teeth.
“Nonsense!” Josephine rebutted his words at once. “They didn't hit you at all!”
“In that case, who did?” Hagar scoffed in Josephine's direction.