Story By: Anastasia Smirnova, Sub Editor: Joseph Golder, Agency: Central European News
This is the moment bullies shove a young victim’s head down a toilet at a Russian school.
The incident was filmed at School No. 1536 in the western Russian capital Moscow and was filmed by one of the gang members.
In the clip, the boy is seen having his head thrust into the toilet bowl by several bullies.
Reports said the young victim is the lead singer of a children’s music ensemble called Malenkaya Strana (Little Country).
The boy, whose name is not reported, was surrounded by four older students, beaten up and humiliated in the school’s bathroom.
According to local media, the bullies have targeted the young victim for two years and he never informed his parents until the video surfaced.
His mother has filed a complaint with the police and the culprits are expected to be criminally prosecuted, according to reports.
A classmate of the victim told local media: “He came to our school two years ago and almost immediately he became the target of older boys who did not like him from the beginning.
“I do not know if the teachers knew anything about it, but we all did.”
A mother of one of the victim’s classmates is convinced that his teacher was aware of what was going on, but did nothing to prevent it.
As well as the police, the local education body learned about the video and has initiated its own investigation.
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