Teen girl remanded after killing brother following car seat argument

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Girl threw knife at victim after being teased.

A 16-year-old boy was killed after being hit by a knife believed to have been thrown by his 18-year-old sister due to a fight in an incident in Ulu Pulai, Ulu Choh, near Iskandar Puteri, yesterday afternoon.

Iskandar Puteri district police chief ACP Rahmat Ariffin said police received a report about the incident at 2.15pm.

According to their mother, the victim and his sister were fighting over a seat in the car on their way home from school.

“The victim’s sister admitted to having thrown a knife at the victim after being teased as they entered the house,” he said in a statement last night.

The boy was confirmed dead at 2.30pm and a post-mortem examination would be conducted at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital in Johor Bahru today, he said.

He said the victim’s sister had been detained and the case was being investigated under Section 302 of the Penal Code.


The girl, a Form 6 student at a school in Gelang Patah was seen at the court wearing a black tudung with lockup outfit at 9.25am.

No family members were at the court complex as they were at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital (HSA) mortuary pending post-mortem of the boy.