JERTIH: A Malaysian man, whom local media described as jobless, has stabbed the imam of a mosque in the neighborhood for reading the Quran over loudspeakers.
The incident occurred at Kampung Apal Mosque here at 6.30am Sunday (May 12). The angry man injured Mohd Amin Md Nor, 37, with a knife on the left chest.
Police chief Supt Mohd Zamri Mohd Rowi said the suspect, a 23-year-old man, suddenly came from behind and stabbed the imam in the chest.
Police also said that he was tested positive for methamphetamine and admitted to stabbing the victim.
The suspect’s house is about 100m from the mosque. He was arrested and taken to court for a remand order.
The case is being investigated under Section 324 of the Penal Code, according to the national news Bernama