GEORGE TOWN: T. Nhaveen, the victim of a vicious assault at the hands of a group of teenagers on Saturday, has died.
The 18-year-old was pronounced dead at the Penang Hospital’s intensive care unit at 6pm on Friday.
Nhaveen died without regaining consciousness.
His death was confirmed by Northeast District police chief Assistant Commissioner Anuar Omar.
Nhaveen had been declared ‘brain dead’ ever since he was subjected to a horrific physical and sexual assault at the hands of his tormentors.
At 2.20am on On Saturday, Nhaveen and his friend T. Previin, were buying burgers at a stall when they encountered two people, who were Nhaveen’s former classmates.
The two taunted Nhaveen and called him names, including ‘pondan’ (sissy).