Posted: 1:38pm 05/11/2023
(Petaling Jaya, 5th) “Could it be thatbullyHe’s the child of a VIP, so it’s okay? “
A fourth-year boarding school student was bullied by a group of fifth-form seniors in the dormitory in the early morning. As a result, he was seriously injured and was rushed to the hospital. However, the bully and the staff who handled the matter have not been suspended, expelled or Punishment of removal from office.
The bully even offered to recognize the victim as his “adik angkat” (godbrother) and provide monetary compensation, leaving the victim’s family shocked and dismayed.
Social mediaAdmissionbut a month has passed since the incident and there is still no follow-up. It is suspected that the bully has a backer and is protected by the school, so he chose to expose the matter on social media to seek fairness and justice.
In her post, she also uploaded a statement issued by her family. The family received a call from the school at 3 a.m. on September 24, asking for their consent to urgently send the victim to the hospital. On the way to Jiangsha, they He received another call from Jiangsha Hospital, saying that his brother’s injury was serious and he must be transferred to Taiping Hospital for treatment immediately.
The victim’s sister wrote: “In the hospital, my brother remained silent and refused to answer the doctor’s questions about the specific cause of his injury. He only said that he fell in the toilet, but the doctor did not believe it.
“Due to the severity of his injuries, doctors urged the school to call the police.”
The family stressed that the school has not reported the incident to the police or the hospital.
After that, the family clarified the whole incident. It turned out that his younger brother and the entire dormitory students in Class 4 were called to a room by some seniors from Form 5 at 12:20 in the morning for bullying. His younger brother was accused of standing in the front. Platoon, was knocked down by a senior.
“During the chaos, my younger brother was standing at the front and was knocked down by a senior student with ‘level 8 to 10’ force, when his shoulder blade directly hit my younger brother’s private parts.
“My brother immediately fell to the ground due to the force and as he crouched on the floor in pain, several of the bullies continued to punch and kick him until they realized my brother was unresponsive.
“After the crowd dispersed, my brother could no longer stand up and had to be carried to his dormitory. Later, the dormitory supervisor found him and called an ambulance to take him to the hospital.”
The family pointed out that the principal, school management, boarding school (SBP) officials, police and the victim’s family held a meeting on the matter on September 25. At that time, the principal also emphasized that “it is time to stand up and fight against bullying”, Boarding school officials also expressed a “you touch, you go” policy, and police read relevant sections of the criminal code.
On October 6, in a Muafakat meeting involving the bullies’ parents, they asked not to expel their children, and three days later made a counter-proposal that they would let the bullies The children are required to sign a pledge of good behavior (Aku Janji), make a public apology, volunteer, be suspended from school for up to 1 to 2 weeks, receive psychological counseling, receive monetary compensation, be removed from their position and report to the housemaster.
However, the school has been slow to announce relevant punishment decisions. It was not until October 20 that the principal said that bullies would be allowed to receive corporal punishment 2 to 3 times in a closed area and bullies would be allowed to serve as volunteers.
“We are dumbfounded and dismayed by this decision. The bully was not suspended and was not expelled.”
In this regard, the family stated in the report that the principal also explained that the decision was based on the principles of forgiveness and cultivating harmony, and even mentioned that the bully was willing to recognize his younger brother as his “god brother.”
“As you read this, my brother is in the same school as these bullies and they are once again on the loose. Our concern is not just for justice, but for his safety.
“Please help us take a stand against bullying and forward it to those who can help in this matter. At this point, what will you do?”