KUALA LUMPUR: In a fit of rage, a man allegedly killed his four-year-old step-grandson after his attempts to rape his stepchild failed at an apartment in Setapak here.
The gruesome incident on Sunday morning (Nov 29) started after the 42-year-old suspect attempted to rape his stepchild but was stopped by his wife and children.
"The stepchild was asleep at the time and his wife and children tried to stop him. In a rage, he hit and slammed all of them in the house, ” said Kuala Lumpur CID chief Senior Asst Comm Nik Ros Azhan Nik Ab Hamid.
"The wife and children tried to run out to save themselves and called for help. Seeing them screaming for help, the suspect picked up his step-grandson, who was in a weakened state, and threw him out of the window of the main room," he added.
The suspect then jumped out from the same floor but survived the fall.
He was caught by residents and the security guards before being handed over to the police.
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