A soldier believed to be on guard obligation on the entrance of a army camp was punched within the face by a senior officer. He instantly distanced himself from the perpetrator.
The video believed to be CCTV footage of the incident which has gone viral.
Watch the video right here:
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Though the true purpose behind the incident has not been confirmed, in response to the tweet, he was punched after he mistakenly stopping a higher-ranking officer on the gate.
Within the video, the person in civilian garments was seen to be standing in entrance of the soldier and reprimanding him. Out of the blue he gave a blow to the guard’s face. He didn’t combat again however as an alternative took a number of steps again to take away himself from the heated state of affairs.
When contacted by Mstar relating to the matter, the Minister of Defence, Mohamad Sabu said that the military is presently investigating the incident. He elaborated,
“We’re conducting an instantaneous investigation on the matter, and an in depth report shall be issued.
“I guarantee you that the investigation shall be achieved independently and truthful with none cover-ups.”
Mat Sabu additionally urged the general public to not speculate to “keep the nice title” of the military and the armed forces.
Though some would possibly say punches and kicks are a traditional a part of working within the military, a superior utilizing violence on a subordinate simply due to anger is a particular no-no. We hope incidents like this by no means happen once more sooner or later.
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