Earlier today, 13 May, a man was stabbed to death by his former brother-in-law at a house in Kampung Berangan Enam, Umbai in Jasin
The tragic incident, which occurred on the first day of Aidilfitri, happened following a quarrel about the suspect's two daughters who were staying at the house together with his former wife.
The 32-year-old suspect had gone to the house at about 7.30am to fetch his daughters. However, a quarrel broke out and the victim, aged 36, tried to calm down the suspect.
He then stabbed the 36-year-old to death with a knife that the suspect had brought along.
According to Melaka Criminal Investigation Department (CID) chief ACP Mohd Sukri Kaman, it is believed that the suspect wanted to celebrate Hari Raya together with his two daughters
He had divorced his wife in January this year.
During the incident, the two daughters were hiding in one of the rooms with their mother, while several family members of the victim fled from the house when the fight broke out.
The daughters are aged eight and 10.
The victim was stabbed in the right ribs. While he was rushed to Melaka Hospital, doctors pronounced him dead on arrival.
Meanwhile, a woman, who tried to travel interstate to be with her husband for Aidilfitri, was found hiding in the boot of an e-hailing car: