PETALING JAYA: Netizens are calling for justice for T. Nhaveen (pic) who was viciously assaulted by a group of teenagers, causing him to fall into a coma and be placed on life support.
The 18-year-old student was found unconscious at around midnight on Saturday at a field in Jalan Kaki Bukit in Bukit Gelugor, George Town, Penang.
Nhaveen, who was also sodomised and burnt on his back, suffered internal bleeding in his head and abdomen.
Police arrested five suspects, aged between 16 and 18, over the attack.
Nhaveen’s best friend T. Previin, 19, was also attacked. He managed to escape, suffering facial injuries.
According to Previin’s statement, the fight began with teasing between the friends and two youths they bumped into at a burger stall.
Facebook user Elsie Jones Akau wants to put “those imbeciles in jail”.
"Serve them with very suitable punishment! Hey young teenagers, life is hard. You have made it harder by your inhumane act," she said.
Jay Wong said the bullies should be treated the same way behind bars.
“Shame them publicly!” he said, adding that he was also sad that bullying still existed in this day and age.
Persheelan Kularajasingam wants the perpetrators to be punished with life sentences.
“(This) will teach others not to do this ever,” she said.
Suhanraj Darmaraj said severe punishment should be given to the “wannabe gangsters”.
Farah Idayu called for severe punishment to be given to those who bullied Nhaveen.
“The worst punishment should be given to those monsters!” she said.