Kathmandu, July 31 -- The Embassy of Nepal in Kuala Lumpur said on Friday that its attention has been drawn to a video circulating on social media, in which a man, who is said to be a Nepali, being beaten up by an unidentified man.

"A preliminary complaint has been lodged with the Malaysian police at the initiative of the embassy," said the Nepal embassy in Kuala Lumpur via Facebook.

A baton-wielding man in the 44-second long video is seen pouncing on the defenceless man. The victim in a security guard uniform is charged with the baton and slaps multiple times and abused in a foreign language.

Nepalis were quick to take it to Twitter to express dismay and concern over Nepali migrant workers' treatment in foreign lands. The Post could n...