Police investigate viral video of Nepalese guard being assaulted

KUALA LUMPUR, July 31 (NNN-BERNAMA) — Police have opened investigation paper into a video showing a Nepalese security guard being beaten with a stick in a parking lot near here.

Wangsa Maju District Police chief Supt Rajab Ahad Ismail said the investigation found that the incident happened at a condominium car park in Jalan Madrasah, Wangsa Maju on July 7.

“It is believed that the incident involved the suspect, a Pakistani national, and a Nepalese working as a security guard at the building.

“An investigation paper under Section 324 of the Penal Code has been opened. The cause of the incident is being probed and we are seeking the parties involved to come forward immediately to assist in the investigation,” he said in a statement today.

Until now, the victim has yet to lodge a police report.

Those with information regarding the incident can contact investigating officer Inspector Shahrul Azzuan Sharom (016-2014334) or Senior Investigating Officer DSP Stephen Ganeson (016-3767390) or the Kuala Lumpur Police Hotline (03-21159999) or the nearest police station.

The 44-second video, which went viral today, showed a man slapping and beating another man, believed to be a foreigner in security guard’s uniform, with a stick.