Cops investigating attack on Nepali guard


PETALING JAYA: Police have started investigations into a viral video in which a man can be seen attacking a Nepali guard with a baton.

Wangsa Maju OCPD Supt Rajab Ahad Ismail said the incident happened at a condominium parking lot on Jalan Madarasah.

"We believe the suspect is a Pakistani national while the victim is a Nepali guard who works in the building," he said.

He said police have opened an investigation into the case and are trying to determine what led to the assault.

"We call on anyone with any knowledge of the incident to come forward," he said.

Those with information can contact Dept Supt Stephen Ganeson at 016-376 7390 or Insp Shahrul Azuan Sharom at 016-201 4334 or the Kuala Lumpur police hotline at 03-2115 9999.

On Friday (July 31), a video showing a security guard being beaten by another man with a baton went viral on social media.

In the one-minute video, a man speaking Bahasa Malaysia confronts the guard and beats him repeatedly with a baton.

Off-camera, another voice speaking in a language similar to Hindi can be heard, possibly the person taking the video.

The attacker is also seen punching the guard in the face.

The video has a timestamp indicating that it was recorded on July 7.

The Nepal Embassy said it has lodged a police report over the incident.

It expressed concern and urged anyone with additional information on the incident to come forward or send an email to eonkualalumpur@mofa.gov.np or call its hotline at 016-247 2777.

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