SINGAPORE - The man is believed to have stabbed the lover, a 32-year-old China national who had previously worked in Singapore, in the wee hours of Sunday morning in Pahang. The victim later died of his injuries.
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Lover dead, wife injured after husband attacks pair
A Singaporean man who suspected his wife of having an affair, went to Malaysia's state of Pahang to confront the man, only to become wanted for the murder of his wife's lover.
Shin Min Daily News reported that the Singaporean man, understood to be a taxi driver in his 40s, attacked the man with a knife after talks did not go as planned, then turned on his wife and attacked her, before fleeing from the site.
The attack happened in the early morning hours of Sunday, when the alleged attacker drove to Malaysia to look for his wife. His wife and the victim, said to be a China national in his 30s, were in her house in a subdistrict of Triang, when her husband found them.
The Chinese evening daily also reported that one of the couple's children was present in the house where the attack took place.
The victim had resigned from his workplace in Singapore to leave with the woman for Malaysia. He was said to be have been worried for her safety.
The woman was taken to a hospital in an ambulance. Her husband fled the scene after the attack.