An American expatriate suspected of killing his mother-in-law was arrested by the police in Banjar

An American expatriate suspected of killing his mother-in-law was arrested by the police in Banjar

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REPUBLIKA.CO.ID, BANJAR – Banjar Police has arrested a Foreign National (WNA) from USA with initials AWL. A foreigner is suspected of killing his own mother-in-law who lives in Raharja Village, Purwaharja District, Banjar City, West Java on Sunday (24/9/2023).

Banjar Police Crime Investigation Branch (CID) chief A.K.P. Ali Jubri said the incident reportedly took place at the victim’s house on Sunday, around 10.30 WIB. The suspect came to the victim’s home thinking he was having problems with his wife. Ali said that the suspect’s wife was suspected to have been there.

However, the suspect did not find his wife at home. Then, according to Ali, the suspect saw his mother-in-law in the garden behind the house. She said the suspect then stabbed her mother-in-law. “The suspect stabbed him multiple times in the neck,” Ali said.

Based on the information gathered so far, it is said that the suspect carried out his actions because the victim was interfering with his relationship with his wife. It is also suspected that the suspect felt that the victim was not protected due to the issues he was facing.

The suspect is currently detained at Banjar police headquarters for further investigations. Police are still gathering information from several witnesses and the victim’s family.

Ali said his party would coordinate with relevant agencies to verify the foreigner’s immigration status. “For the deportation issue, we are waiting for the immigration authorities. He said that we have now arrested the suspect.

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