Individual who disseminated video on snake-filled pool identified: Police

IPOH: Police have identified the person who disseminated and viralled the video on an incident involving members of the Civil Defence Force (APM) who threw snakes into a muddy pool during a team-building camp for a group of school students.

Perak deputy police chief Datuk Hasnan Hassan said the police had also identified the APM members involved in the incident.

"We are in the process of recording statements from the persons involved to facilitate our investigation," he said in a statement here today.

He said the case was being investigated under Section 352 of the Penal Code and Section 31 (1) (a) of the Child Act 2001, as well as Section 233 of the Communications and Multimedia Act 1998.

In the recording of the incident, a group of female students were seen crying and screaming after snakes were thrown into a muddy pool they were crossing.

Water was also poured on them and they were harshly addressed as one of the tests to challenge their bravery under the module. — Bernama