Home > News > Nation
Sunday August 10, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Sunday August 10, 2014 MYT 6:52:21 AM
KUALA LUMPUR: The labourer who ran amok and slashed his 82-year-old mother and brother at their home in Taman Bukit Anggerik near here allegedly has a history of violence.
The man, in his 50s, beat his sisters, ex-wife and children in the past, according to the brother who was slashed on his head and hands.
“As far as we know, he has no mental problem but he has a temper,” he said. “He gets angry very easily.”
The victim said he realised that something was wrong with his brother several days before the incident.
“He would punch the wall, throw things and make noises,” he claimed at Hospital Universiti Kebangsaan Malaysia (HUKM).
The victim said he even went to a Chinese temple to pray and seek guidance for his brother.
Before the attack, the victim said he was watching TV with his mother in the living room while his brother was in a room upstairs.
“Suddenly, my brother came down with a parang and attacked me,” he said, adding that his mother was also slashed when she tried to stop the attack.
The victim said he and his mother locked the gate and quickly left the house, adding that he then informed a neighbour who called the police.
When police arrived, they found the labourer had locked himself in one of the rooms.
Cheras OCPD Senior Asst Comm Mohan Singh said the man was remanded for four days.
Tags / Keywords:
Courts Crime, amok, slashed mother and brother, Mohan Singh, Cheras, Taman Bukit Anggerik, OCPD, police
Former security guard to hang for murdering vet
Three former college students' death sentence for double murder upheld
Two plead not guilty to cheating over promise of datukships
Court orders Dong Zong to hold 'peace talks' to settle internal differences
NRD director ordered to issue death certificate for Sosilawati
Fuel prices down by 10 sen
AG: Ongoing 1MDB investigations cannot be disclosed
Zahid: Full brunt of law to be used against Sarawak Report
Dr M refuses to comment on 1MDB
Australia plays down MH370 luggage link
PAS still accepts GHB, says Iskandar
40,000 expected to kickstart fest
A look at the Indian Muslim community in inner city
China's Baidu to buy back US$1bil shares after investor selldown
Copyright © 1995-2015 Star Media Group Berhad (ROC 10894D)(Formerly known as Star Publications (Malaysia) Berhad)