A man, presumably the coach of the boot camp, was screaming “dive, dive” at the girls, and was also heard telling the horrified children to “be strong and brave”.
As the six girls are making their way to the other end of the pit, more snakes are thrown in by an unidentified person, with another spraying a water hose at the children.
“She called me and said she was being taken to the Bukit Aman commercial crime division.
She did say she is under arrest,” lawyer Latheefa Koya told FMT.
“APM places great emphasis on the safety of participants and we are disappointed that such an incident happened.” The video, shared by Friends of PDRM, has been viewed more than 214,000 times and had more than 2,808 shares.
There is no information on the type of the snakes in the video or whether they were poisonous.
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It shows the terrified girls screaming hysterically as they are forced to make their way to the other end of the pit during a stint at a boot camp, believed to be in Kuala Kangsar.
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Men can also be heard laughing while the girls scream in fear.
The girls were seen panicking as they reached the other end, with all five of them pushing each other to climb up a rope to get out of the pit.