Police have wrapped up their investigation into a bullying case at the Malay College Kuala Kangsar (MCKK) in Perak, where the victim was hospitalised in September.
Perak police chief Yusri Hassan Basri said investigators have forwarded their findings to the deputy public prosecutor on Monday.
“The investigation was opened under Section 323 of the Penal Code.
“We have forwarded the investigation papers to the deputy public prosecutor on Monday for further instructions,” he told Malaysiakini in a text message.
Section 323 of the Penal Code stipulates offences related to voluntarily causing hurt. It carries a punishment of imprisonment up to one year, or a maximum fine of RM2,000, or both.
Over the weekend, Kuala Kangsar district police chief Omar Bakhtiar Yaacob said police have recorded statements from the victim, his alleged attackers, and other witnesses to facilitate the probe into the Sept 24 incident.
The district police referred their findings to the Perak police headquarters’ Prosecution and Law Division (D5) on Oct 20.
According to Omar, a doctor who treated the victim confirmed that the victim did not sustain serious injuries.
Yesterday, Malaysiakini reported that a Form 4 MCKK student was seriously injured when he was attacked by a group of school seniors.
His family had urged the school to expel those responsible. – Malaysiakini