BESUT – A man was found hanged after he threatened to harm his wife and family at Kampung Tembila Besut here Tuesday.
The unemployed man in his 30s quarrelled with his wife before he threatening her and their family with a parang at about 8.45am, Besut district police chief Supt Kamaruddin Zakaria said.
Fearing for the safety of her family and herself, the wife immediately took her three children, aged between two and five years, and her mother-in-law out of the house.
“About 15 minutes later, she heard a loud snapping sound from inside the house. She checked and saw her husband hanging in the living room,” he told reporters here.
He said the man was a drug addict.
Police have classified the case as sudden death.-BERNAMA