This is not the way to discipline a child. What this man is doing is clearly called abuse.

News Strait Times

The nearly nine-minute video Selatan was first posted by Facebook user, “Vasu Amaithi Padai ‘has since received 17, 278 shares Sulawesi press time, with many users expressing outrage and demanded.

In a statement to the media though its Facebook account, the Royal Malaysian Police (PDRM), confirmed that the man involved was the stepfather to the 3-year-old toddler and is currently being investigated under  Section 31 (1) (a) of the Childrens Act 2001.   If convicted, the offender can be fined an amount not exceeding RM20,000 or to imprisonment for a term not exceeding ten years or to both. The toddler has since been admitted to the Hospital Tengku Ampuan Rahimah while under the supervision of the Social Welfare Department (JKM) officers.