Man, 29, arrested for stabbing 26-year-old wife in Geylang

The woman was stabbed multiple times in the abdomen, ST understands. The man also snatched her handbag before running away.
The woman was stabbed multiple times in the abdomen, ST understands. The man also snatched her handbag before running away. SCREENGRAB: FACEBOOK/LIM LIAN CHYE

SINGAPORE - A 29-year-old man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing a 26-year-old woman in Geylang on Saturday (Dec 30).

The man was arrested for voluntarily causing grievous hurt by a dangerous weapon, the police said in a statement on Saturday evening.

The stabbing took place in Lorong 16 Geylang and the police received a report at 11.49am.

The Straits Times understands that the woman is the man's wife. She was walking along the road with another man and had just parted ways with him when the incident occurred.

She was stabbed multiple times in the abdomen, ST understands. The man also snatched her handbag before running away.

The police arrested him in Guillemard Road at around 12.15pm.

The woman, who is hospitalised at Tan Tock Seng Hospital, is believed to be in a stable condition.