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Man Throws Boy From 3rd Floor In Anger After Family Stops Him From Raping His Stepdaughter

The suspect is believed to have assaulted other family members as well until they sustained bleeding injuries and called for help.

Cover image via Buletin TV3 (YouTube) & Twitter (Bernama) via Malay Mail

A 42-year-old Nigerian man has been arrested for allegedly throwing his stepgrandson from a third-floor apartment in Danau Kota, Setapak, killing the four-year-old boy in the act

According to New Straits Times, the incident happened at about 7.40am yesterday, 29 November.

Kuala Lumpur Criminal Investigation Department head SAC Nik Ros Azhan Nik Abd Hamid said the police believe that the man threw the child out of a window following a fight in the family.

"Preliminary investigation found that the 42-year-old suspect tried to rape his stepdaughter who was sleeping in the living room, but was stopped by his wife and other stepchildren," said Nik Ros Azhan.

"The victim's stepchildren aged between 19 and 29 years old tried to stop him. The suspect then became furious and began striking the others in the house."

He said the suspect acted out of control when the latter saw his stepchildren screaming for help.

It was at the moment that the suspect lifted his four-year-old stepgrandson and flung him out of a window in the main room of the apartment.

The suspect then proceeded to escape by jumping through the same window, but he was injured upon landing

He was later detained by security guards and members of the public at the scene.

The Star reported that the man was living with his 49-year-old Malaysian wife and their child, four stepchildren, and the stepgrandson.

Nik Ros Azhan said the suspect also assailed his family members, which led to the wife screaming for help from neighbours to save herself and her children.

24-year-old Idayu Ismail was among the neighbours who heard the cries of help. When she opened her door to see what was happening, she saw the wife was unclothed and covered in blood, reported Bernama.

Following that, she immediately called the police.

Meanwhile, another neighbour said his sister helped cover up the body of the victim and was told that the grandson was still in the house.

However, soon after that, Idayu said she heard something thumping onto the ground from her ground-floor apartment — which turned out to be the body of the grandson.

A woman pointing towards the apartment where the suspect allegedly threw his stepgrandson out of a window.

Image via Twitter/Bernama via Malay Mail

A witness at the scene showed reporters a staircase in the building that was covered with a trail of blood from the third floor all the way to the ground floor

The Star reported the person as saying that the blood is believed to have come from injuries sustained by the family members as they fled.

One neighbour told the English daily that she had never heard the family fight before, adding that the family was warm and friendly whenever they interacted with her.

Other residents expressed their shock and sorrow. Many of them said they knew the family and lamented the killing of the four-year-old boy.

Wangsa Maju police chief Supt Rajab Ahad Ismail said the victims had been sent to Kuala Lumpur Hospital for treatment.

The case will be investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder.

Rajab urged all witnesses to come forward to the police to assist in the investigation.

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