KOTA KINABALU (Bernama): Suspecting that his wife was having an affair, a man stabbed her to death in a fit of jealousy at their kongsi house in Jalan Teluk Likas, here at about 2am on Tuesday (june 18).
City police chief ACP Habibi Majinji told a press conference here on Wednesday that the husband, aged 59, stabbed his 61-year-old wife twice in the back.
He said neighbours called up the police on hearing a commotion at the house, and when police arrived, the man tried to stab himself but was prevented from doing so by the police.
The woman lay dead in a pool of blood, he said, adding that the man also tried to burn down the house.
However, firemen who followed the police team to the scene managed to douse the flames.
Meanwhile, over in the Klang Valley, a 17-year-old student who stabbed his counselling teacher in the shoulder with a knife at the hostel of his residential school in Banting at about 8.30 pm on Sunday (June 16), has been placed under remand for five days from Wednesday (June 19).
Kuala Langat police chief Supt Azizan Tukiman said the Form Four student was new to the school and was unhappy with the strict rules imposed by the counselling teacher.
The teacher is receiving treatment at the Tengku Ampuan Rahimah Hospital, Klang. His condition is reported to be stable.