JOHOR BARU: A man was found dead with stab wounds in front of his house in Kampung Desa Makmur here.
Johor Baru South OCPD Asst Comm Mohd Padzli Mohd Zain said that the police received a report at about 8.25am on Friday (April 2) about the discovery of the body of a man in his 20s.
“A slash wound was found on the victim’s neck while a stab wound was found on his right rib.
“The police have also recovered a paper knife cutter as well as pieces of a knife blade at the location, ” he said in a statement Friday (April 2).
He noted that the police have also arrested the victim’s wife, who is in her 30s, to assist in investigations.
“Further investigation will be conducted to find the motive of the incident. Other witnesses will also be traced and brought in for questioning, ” he said, adding that the victim’s body would be sent for a post-mortem on Saturday (April 3).
ACP Padzli said that the case is currently classified under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder until a postmortem report is acquired.
He also urged those with information on the incident to contact the police's Johor Baru South hotline at 07-218 2323.