Man kills dad for ‘af­fair with wife’

New Straits Times - - News -

TAWAU: A garbage col­lec­tor murdered his fa­ther dur­ing a heated ar­gu­ment yes­ter­day af­ter ac­cus­ing the lat­ter of hav­ing an af­fair with his wife.

The in­ci­dent took place at the sus­pect’s home in Kampung Sun­gai Gad­ing 1 Wakuba here at 3.10am, where the 27-year-old also tried to kill him­self af­ter the mur­der.

Dis­trict po­lice chief As­sis­tant Com­mis­sioner Fadil Mar­sus said be­fore the in­ci­dent, the vic­tim, iden­ti­fied as Ali Nordin, 56, had gone to his son’s house, when a heated ar­gu­ment erupted be­tween the two.

“The brawl broke out when the son ac­cused his fa­ther of hav­ing an af­fair with the sus­pect’s wife.

“The ar­gu­ment went on to the point the son lost con­trol, grabbed a knife and stabbed his fa­ther in the neck.

“He also used a sword and hacked his fa­ther to death be­fore turn­ing the weapon on him­self, stab­bing his ab­domen,” he said.

Fadil said a po­lice team was de­ployed to the scene af­ter be­ing alerted by neigh­bours.

They found the vic­tim ly­ing in a pool of blood at the liv­ing room.

He said the sus­pect was se­ri­ously in­jured and was be­ing warded at the dis­trict hospi­tal.

“We have seized a 25cm-long knife and 71cm-long sword used in the at­tack.

“We have con­fis­cated a hand­phone and de­tained the sus­pect’s wife to fa­cil­i­tate in­ves­ti­ga­tions,” he said.

He said the sus­pect was un­der the in­flu­ence of drugs dur­ing the at­tack.

In Bukit Mer­ta­jam, a fac­tory tech­ni­cian pleaded not guilty at the mag­is­trate’s court yes­ter­day to caus­ing the death of his el­der brother last week­end.

Lim Liang Haw, 49, was al­leged to have caused the death of Lim Poh Haw, 59, at 6342 Kampung Sama Ga­gah in Per­matang Pauh here at 7.30am on May 14.

Deputy pub­lic pros­e­cu­tor Ka­mal­iza Mohd Zin pros­e­cuted while the ac­cused was rep­re­sented by coun­sel R.S.N. Rayer.

Mag­is­trate Ja­maliah Abd Manap set bail at RM10,000 with one surety and or­dered the ac­cused to re­port to the near­est po­lice sta­tion ev­ery month. She fixed July 17 for men­tion.

It was re­ported that the el­der sib­ling died af­ter be­ing sprayed with a fire ex­tin­guisher by his brother dur­ing a fight last Sun­day.

As­sis­tant Com­mis­sioner Fadil Mar­sus

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