Eight Months Jail For Woman Who Stabbed Her Boyfriend In The Chest For Talking To Other Women


A Singapore permanent resident and Chinese national was jailed for eight months on Wednesday (16 March) after she pleaded guilty to one count of voluntarily causing hurt with a weapon.

According to Yahoo News, the pair had been close friends for four years, and the woman had regarded the man as her “boyfriend”, even though she was married. The man did not consider himself to be in a relationship with the woman, whom he had met once a week.

The 37-year-old named Sui Shiyinghui was jailed for eight months on Wednesday 16 March.

As per the reports Sui had consumed seven cans of beer on the day of attack.


The incident happened on 23 August 2021, the man had invited a group of friends to his condominium to celebrate his birthday. Sui arrived at the party unannounced at about 8.30pm, as she wanted to confront him for talking to other women.

The pair went into the bathroom and had an argument and one friend intervened to seperate them. While in the living room, she shouted vulgarities at the man and told him she wanted him to die.

In response, the man said that Sui could stab him if she was angry.


Upon hearing the above sentence from the man, Sui went into the kitchen to grab a knife with a nine-centimetre-long blade. Another man tried to stop her, but Sui freed herself and rushed towards the man, stabbing him once in the upper left chest.

She let go of the knife and the victim removed it himself. One of the man’s friends called the police about the incident, saying, “I think this woman is crazy.”

The man was conveyed to hospital where he was found with a 1.5cm laceration at his left chest region. The wound was bleeding mildly, yahoo news reported.

The 37-year-old woman was assessed psychiatrically and found without a mental disorder. She has since paid $1,000 in compensation for the victim’s medical bills.

According to court documents, there was no aggravation of any existing condition and there was no anticipated loss of function of any body part or fractures.

The woman’s lawyer pointed out that his client was a first-time offender and was remorseful. She had committed the offence on the spur of the moment and did not visit the victim’s house armed, the lawyer said.

For voluntarily causing hurt with a weapon, she could have been jailed up to seven years, or fined, or with caned, or with any combination of the penalties.

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