QuickCheck: Is the viral video of a man being assaulted at a madrasah from a recent incident?

A viral video showing a man assaulted by two men in front of a religious school has recently made its rounds on social media. The incident seems to have happened in Kuala Lipis, Pahang.

In the video, a shirtless man in shorts was seen gesturing and calling out to a man inside the building while bystanders looked on. When the man came out, he was hit by another man who appeared from the left.

Was this incident recent? Was a man assaulted in front of a religious school recently?



According to the police, the incident happened in 2022.

Lipis OCPD Supt Azli Mohd Noor said irresponsible parties recirculated the video and that the incident originally happened on Aug 11 2022.

He said that the police have arrested five suspects connected to the incident. They have been charged under Section 448 of the Penal Code for house trespass, which carries a jail term of up to three years or a fine up to RM5,000, or both, upon conviction.

The public was urged not to share nor recirculate the old video.

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