A Myanmar man reportedly stabbed his estranged wife to death in front of shoppers and police at a community market in Phetchaburi’s Khao Yoi district, Thailand on Monday night.
Accoding to report, Aung Thu was arrested at about 8pm after he stabbed Zin War Year, 35, six times in the abdomen, throat and head.
The scene of the attack was said to be near a police booth and shoppers were able to alert police at the booth. When police arrived at the scene of the attack, Aung Thu stabbed his estranged wife a final time before he was arrested.
A police source also disclosed that the victim who was a worker at Cal-Comp Electronics, separated from Aung Thu two months ago because he allegedly beat her out of jealousy.
And on Monday night, police said Aung Thu confronted his estranged wife in front of a mobile phone shop after she had bought a phone while with carried a knife he just bought.
Witnesses told police that Aung Thu quarrelled with the woman and knocked her to the ground, stomped on her chest and stabbed her.