Puchong Drug Addict Claims 'Voices' Told Him To Kill His 5-Year-Old Son

The boy was sleeping in the family's living room before the incident occurred.

Cover image via China Press/theSun (edited)

A 35-year-old drug addict was arrested at his home in Puchong after hacking his five-year-old son to death with a parang yesterday, 13 August

The five-year-old victim.

Image via China Press

According to theSun, the man hacked his son three times on the head and right wrist before placing his bloodied remains outside of the family flat.

Subang Jaya district police chief ACP Mohammad Azlin Sadari was reported as saying that the man was alone with his son when the incident happened. 

He added that the police received a distress call from the public at 5.45pm yesterday after the boy's body was spotted outside the fourth-floor apartment unit in Puchong Permai.

Upon his arrest, the man claimed that "voices" told him to kill his son

China Press reported that the man, who has a criminal record for a drug-related offence, locked himself in the flat after murdering his son.

He was also tested positive for methamphetamine at the scene.

Investigators also found a bloodied parang in the family flat.

Mohammad Azlin (second from right) supervised investigations at the scene yesterday.

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According to Mohammad Azlin, the murder case is considered "solved"

The man is being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code for murder, and will be remanded at the Petaling Jaya court today, 14 August.

The victim's body has been sent for post-mortem at the Serdang Hospital.

In a similar murder case, a drug addict in Kepong stabbed his niece to death in June:

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