PASIR MAS : Police have detained 12 school students in connection with the assault case involving a 15-year-old boy at a school last Sunday.
Pasir Mas district police chief ACP Mohamad Roy Suhaimi said the students were detained between 5.30pm and 6.30pm Wednesday following a police report lodged by the victim.
"Nine of the students were detained at the school, two others were arrested at their homes while one surrendered himself at the Pasir Mas district police headquarters," he said in a statement here Thursday (Feb 13).
ACP Mohamad Roy said the students, aged between 15 and 16, also underwent urine tests and the results were negative.
A screengrab of the viral video showing a boy being beaten up in a school classroom. -- Pix: Jabatan Netizen Malaysia's Facebook page
He said the case was being investigated under Section 147 of the Penal Code.
It was reported that the victim, who suffered bruises on his face and body, was beaten up believed to be following a fight over a girl.
The video clip of the incident had also gone viral on social media. - Bernama
Source: The Star