Police are currently tracking down 12 teenage boys in Pasir Mas, Kelantan after a video of them bullying a fellow student went viral
Berita Harian reported that the victim is a 15-year-old boy who obtained bruises to his face and body after he was brutally attacked in a school classroom.
Footage of the incident uploaded by a Facebook page dubbed Jabatan Netizen Malaysia has garnered over 1.8 million views and 52,000 shares.
In the 53-second video, one boy is seen assaulting the victim while others watched and laughed
The helpless boy does not fight back and attempts to escape the classroom. However, other students shut the door and block his way.
Pasir Mas district police chief ACP Abdullah Mat Piah told Berita Harian that the victim was then beaten up by the whole group of teenagers present at the scene.
It is believed that a total of 12 boys between the ages of 14 and 16 were involved.
The boys were reportedly fighting over a girl who goes to the same school
"Investigation revealed that the victim was initially beaten and kicked several times by a student because they were fighting over a girl," said Abdullah.
He also mentioned that the victim had filed a report at the Pasir Mas police station yesterday, 12 February.
The case is currently being investigated under Section 147 of the Penal Code.