BESUT (Bernama): A man stabbed his ex-wife with a screwdriver after she refused to reconcile with him.
Besut police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi said following the incident at about 4.35 pm on Wednesday (July 24), the 28-year-old victim had to seek treatment at Besut Hospital.
He said the victim, who worked as a maid, was approached by the 31-year-old suspect while working at Pantai Air Tawar here.
"Angry when the victim refused to consider a reconciliation, the suspect stabbed her with a screwdriver on the face and hand.
"The victim suffered injuries below the right eye, on the right and left hand and the left side of the forehead," he said when contacted by Bernama here today.
Mohd Zamri said the victim was married to the suspect, a fisherman, in 2014 and they had a four-year-old daughter before divorcing on July 15, 2017.
Police managed to arrest the suspect on the roadside at Kampung Cawat here, and would be remanding him for further investigation, he said. – Bernama