He was later detained by security guards and members of the public at the scene.
The Star reported that the man was living with his 49-year-old Malaysian wife and their child, four stepchildren, and the stepgrandson.
Nik Ros Azhan said the suspect also assailed his family members, which led to the wife screaming for help from neighbours to save herself and her children.
24-year-old Idayu Ismail was among the neighbours who heard the cries of help. When she opened her door to see what was…