Man slits 4-year-old nephew's throat

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A 23-year-old man lured his 4-year-old nephew to the back his mother's restaurant as the rest of the family were preparing to break their fast then slit his throat. 

The boy died from his injuries. 

The incident happened on Monday (June 30) evening at a town called Telupid, about 195km from Kota Kinabalu in Malaysia. 

Mohamad Khairul Aize Abdullah had been playing alone when his paternal uncle beckoned the little boy to the back of the restaurant owned by his mother. 

The uncle then slit the boy's throat with a knife, believed to be a meat cleaver

The Mohd Khairul's screams alerted his mother, who rushed him to the hospital but it was too late. He was pronounced dead. 

The uncle, who has not been named, is believed to be of unsound mind.

Police have arrested the man.

Source: The Star