SIBU, Sept 1: A woman has been detained for allegedly injuring her husband with a meat chopper yesterday over another woman.
Sibu district police chief, ACP Stanley Jonathan Ringgit said in the incident at about 10am, the victim, a 28-year-old construction worker, was about to leave their rented room on the first floor of a shophouse at Jalan Amoi.
The suspect suddenly stopped him as she believed that he had been seeing another woman.
A heated quarrel ensued between both of them before the suspect took out a meat chopper and tried to slash him.
Seeing this, the victim tried to ward off the attack with his hands. The suspect then aimed at his left leg.
“The suspect’s grandfather stopped her by dragging her out of the premises while her sister called the police,” he said.
The victim sustained cuts on both hands and his left knee.
A police MPV team arrived at the scene and found the victim groaning in pain with cuts on both hands and his knee believed to have been attacked with a knife, he said.
The suspect was detained on the spot. The police had also seized a 28cm-long meat chopper believed to have been used to injure the man.
“The couple has been married for three years. They have one child,” he said.
The case is being investigated under Section 324 of the Penal Code for voluntarily causing hurt with a dangerous weapon. — DayakDaily