ITE student suspended after bashing schoolmate and threatening to 'break his face'

ITE student suspended after bashing schoolmate and threatening to 'break his face'
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A video showing an ITE (Institute of Technical Education) student beating up his schoolmate in their school's toilet gone viral.

Citizen journalism website Stomp reported that the video was posted on Facebook user Soniya Raj's page on Thursday (Feb 16).

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A Stomp contributor said that the incident happened at ITE College East in Simei.

In the video, the bully kicks and punches his helpless schoolmate while a group of students look on.

The bully asks him in Tamil if he will do "anything like this again".

The distressed teen said that he did not do anything and raised his arms to protect his face from the repeated kicks and blows.

The bully then threatens to "break his face", before walking out of the toilet with his group of friends.

Dr Yek Tiew Ming, Principal of ITE College East issued the following statement to Stomp:

"There was an assault case in a toilet at ITE College East on 8 Feb 2017. The victim has consulted a doctor, and we are rendering our assistance to him. The assailant has been suspended.

"ITE takes a serious view of the matter, and does not condone such acts. ITE College East will co-operate with police investigations."


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