Cops identify 'black singlet' boy in bullying video

  • Nation
  • Friday, 07 Nov 2014

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have identified the main suspect who appeared in a video clip showing a group of boys bullying nine others, believed to be at the dormitory of a school hostel in Pontian, Johor, four years ago.

The video, which went viral on the social media, showed the suspect wearing a black singlet.

Inspector-General of Police Secretariat (Corporate Communications) assistant chief ACP Asmawati Ahmad said a check with the school concerned found that the suspect had been expelled in August 2011.

"Several other suspects and victims (who appeared in the video clip) have also been identified.

"However, until now, there is no police report from the victims or their families and the school also confirmed there was no report on the incident," she said in a statement here Thursday.

The video clip, lasting four minutes and 37 seconds, shows a group of boys assaulting nine other boys.

Asmawati said the school claimed that it only knew about the bullying after the video clip went viral.

On another video clip of bullying which had gone viral, of a boy in a red T-shirt being beaten by a group of boys, she said it happened at an orphanage in Kangar, Perlis.

"The incident was reported by the management of the orphanage last June 6 and statement had been recorded from the 11-year-old victim," she said, adding that the suspects had been detained and charged in the Kangar Magistrate's Court Thursday day for rioting.

She urged those with information on bullying cases to inform the police. - Bernama

Related stories:
Five students in bullying video charged with rioting
School under probe over bullying video
Article type: metered
User Type: anonymous web
User Status:
Campaign ID: 1
Cxense type: free
User access status: 3
Subscribe now to our Premium Plan for an ad-free and unlimited reading experience!

Crime , Bully , Singlet , Video


Next In Nation

Amateurish attempt to separate GRS & BN, says Masidi on viral post
Technician shot outside his home in Klang
GE15: Perikatan wins Padang Serai seat with 16,206 majority
Civil society organisations play important role in policymaking, says Sabah Sports Minister
PM's Dept: Viral post about Ismail Sabri being appointed PETRONAS chairman is fake
MIC to turn down deputy minister posts if offered, says party sec-gen
RM600bil questions: MACC likely to call three former cabinet members for questioning
Wisma Putra: No Malaysian victims involved in recent Bandung bomb attack
GE15: BN candidate Johari retains Tioman state seat
DID issues flood preparedness notice for five states

Others Also Read