BUKIT MERTAJAM: The mother of a young woman who was stabbed to death on Valentine's Day at her home in Alma, near here, is ready to forgive her attacker.
Siew Yeow Kim, in her 50s, conveyed this to Bukit Mertajam MP Chong Eng, who was present at the woman's home in Taman Hwa Seng where a Taoist priest conducted the final rites on Tan Ching Chin, yesterday.
“She (the mother) wants to forgive him (the assailant) and wants the police to release him,” Chong said.
Siew was too distraught to
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