Mother Of An Assaulted Student Was Told That Her Son Had A Seizure In KL Private School
The 15-year-old boy was hospitalised for a week for his injuries.
A 15-year-old student at a private school in Kuala Lumpur was assaulted by a fellow schoolmate on 10 April
Malay Mail reported that four people, including the victim's mother and witnesses to the assault, have had their statements taken by the police.
"The police had also gone to the school to take statements from the school authorities on 12 April. They were told by the school that it would provide information after completing its internal investigation," Wangsa Maju district police chief Supt Nor Azmy Yusoff was quoted as saying by Malay Mail.
The victim had suffered multiple injuries to his face, and narrowly escaped losing sight in his left eye
According to the boy's mother, school authorities had told her that he sustained injuries after having a seizure
"When the school nurse sent him to the hospital, she told the doctor that he had a seizure after falling down," the mother said, according to Oriental Daily.
"But he was beaten up, it was not a seizure," she added.
In a Facebook post, the mother wrote that the school's Assistant Principal "confirmed that it was a fall before the seizure" before she lodged a police report over the assault.
Following the incident, a 14-year-old suspect was suspended from school for three days
Supt Nor Azmy said that the case is being investigated under Section 325 of the Penal Code for causing grievous hurt.
Members of the public who have any information on the case are urged to contact Inspector Emilia Jamil at 016-2479017, Senior Investigation Officer ASP Shahrizal Salleh at 017-7134705, or at any police station.
The mother's Facebook post can be viewed here.