IPOH: The police are tracing a number of individuals seen hitting and kicking a person, as proven in a video clip that has since gone viral.
The incident is believed to have occurred inside a purchasing mall right here.
In the one-minute five-second clip, at least 4 kids are seen attacking the person who’s seen leaning towards a wall whereas a number of others are gathered round.
Ipoh OCPD ACP Yahaya Hassan stated the police got here throughout the video that had gone viral after it was posted by a Facebook account holder recognized as “Melvin Zheng Wenxin”.
“A police report has been lodged and we are tracking down all the individuals involved in the incident to help in investigation,” he said.
The case is being investigated under Section 147 of the Penal Code for rioting and Section 233 of the Multimedia and Communications Act 1998 for misusing network facilities and services.
“The public has been urged not to speculate on the case as it could jeopardise police investigation,” he stated in an announcement on Tuesday (Jan 18).
ACP Yahaya additionally urged the sufferer and people with info to return ahead to help in investigation by going to the Ipoh police district headquarters or contacting the investigating officer ASP Norshaharah Marzuki at 012-507 7026.