Woman stabs husband in hospital over alleged affairs

A jobless woman who was visiting her husband in hospital ended up stabbing him over suspicions of his extramarital affairs.

This happened on September 22 last year, which was the day he was to be discharged.

The court heard that Quek Chin Fern, 38, visited her husband at Singapore General Hospital, where he had been receiving treatment for acid burn injuries sustained in an earlier assault by three unknown assailants.

During the visit, she raised the issue of his suspected infidelity.

This escalated into an argument.

Quek then took out a knife from her bag and swung it at her husband.

She stabbed him several times on his shoulder, cheek and neck.

A nurse saw him being attacked and alerted security immediately.

Quek’s husband suffered multiple lacerations.

The accused was fined S$4,000.

For voluntarily causing hurt, she could have been jailed up to two years and fined S$5,000. CHANNEL NEWSASIA

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