Crime & Courts

Sibu man nabbed for assaulting wife's alleged lover

KUALA LUMPUR: Police have detained a man in Sibu, Sarawak, for assaulting his wife's alleged lover.

According to The Borneo Post, the man, in his 20s, and his friends allegedly assaulted the victim in front of a coffee shop near the Sibu Bus Terminal on Sunday.

A video of the assault has gone viral.

It is understood that the suspect's wife got to know the victim through TikTok, and that the victim travelled from Bintulu to meet her on Sunday.

Believing his wife was having an affair, the suspect and his friends followed her to the bus terminal where they saw her and the victim together.

They chased the victim before assaulting her. The victim, who suffered bruises to his face and body, lodged a police report on the same day.

Sibu police chief ACP Zulkipli Suhaili confirmed the case, adding they were looking for three other suspects involved in the incident.

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