Malaysian woman's dying words were: ‘My boyfriend stabbed me’

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Just before she died, her finals words to her brother and a friend was the name of the attacker who had stabbed her brutally.

Hours later, police detained 25-year-old Hamida Laka, a vegetable farm worker, in Kota Kinabalu, reported The Star.

Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman told The Star the 29-year-old woman was discovered at Kampung Mesilau farm in Kundasang at around 3.30pm Wednesday with multiple injuries to her chest and back.

Jalaluddin said she was rushed to the Ranau Hospital, where she was pronounced dead at about 5.10pm.


“Before she died, she managed to tell her brother and his friend the name of the perpetrator. Apparently, it was her boyfriend.” - Sabah Police Commissioner Datuk Jalaluddin Abdul Rahman​


After a police report was lodged by Hamida's family, they found him not far from the crime scene at 6.40pm said​ Jalaluddin.

He said the man denied he had anything to do with the stabbing.

Police have detained him for questioning under Section 302 of the Penal Code, which has a mandatory death sentence.

Jalaluddin said: “Police believe the motive for the murder was jealousy.”

Source: The Star