Police are on the hunt for a man seen repeatedly assaulting a woman in a viral video of an incident believed to have occured at Jalan Pandan Dua, Pandan Jaya, Ampang here, recently.
Ampang Jaya deputy police chief Superintendent Mohd Azam Ismail said his team received the case report from the Pandan Indah Police Station chief after the video went viral.
He said they are tracking down the suspect and victim seen in the video – but so far, no police report has been lodged by the woman.
“So far, no witnesses have turned at the police station to give a statement. The suspect and the victim are believed to have family ties,” he told Bernama.
Mohd Azam said the case is being investigated under Section 323 of the Penal Code for intentionally causing injury, Section 18 (a) of the Domestic Violence Act, and Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act.
The 1-minute-27-second video shows a woman being repeatedly kicked, slapped and verbally abused by a man in front of a restaurant in Pandan Jaya. – Bernama