The assailant had suspected his wife of infidelity for almost two years. <small> Cover image via Facebook </small>
Two men have been arrested in connection with a viral video that showed a man violently assaulting a doctor in Bandar Baru Bangi, Kajang
According to The Star, the assailant has been identified as a 32-year-old man, while the person who filmed the incident is a 37-year-old man.
Kajang District Assistant Commissioner Ahmad Dzaffir Mohd Yussof said the assailant will be remanded until Tuesday, 8 October, while the application to detain the filmer was rejected.
The assailant, known only as Aiman, had been filmed assaulting a doctor in a now-viral video
In the two-minute long video, Aiman was seen throwing punches at the doctor and slamming him on the floor, before kicking him vehemently in the face.
The scuffle halted after a woman stepped in to protect the doctor.
It is alleged that the doctor was attacked for going out with Aiman’s wife, who works as a nurse
The sister of Aiman's wife said that Aiman had suspected his wife of infidelity for almost two years, reported theSundaily.
She added that both sides of the family had discussed the issue before. The doctor was advised not to be friends with Aiman’s wife anymore, before Aiman flew back home from Dubai.
The two were said to have stopped meeting, but Aiman still attacked the doctor as seen in the video.
The police are urging those with information on the case to report to the nearest police station or call investigating officer Fahrul Anuar at +6014-370 0870
The case is being investigated under Section 323 and 506 of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt and criminal intimidation.
If convicted under Section 323, the suspect could face imprisonment for up to one year, a fine up to RM2,000, or both.
Under Section 506, the suspect could face imprisonment for up to two years, a fine, or both.
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