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3 Mar 2017

Malaysia Police Say Brutal Murder of Transgender Woman Not a Hate Crime

Sameera Krishnan was found dead on Thursday last week.

Malaysian police have said there is no element of hate crime in the murder of 26-year-old  transgender woman Sameera Krishnan who was found murdered in a pre-dawn attack in Kuantan last Thursday.

Sameera was slashed repeatedly, four fingers were severed when she tried to ward off the attack and she was also shot in the back, head, and buttocks.

"We are looking into the victim's past activities and also whether the murder was linked to a kidnapping case in Klang two years ago," said Pahang CID chief Senior Asst Commissioner Datuk Raja Shahrom Raja Abdullah, according to the Star Online.

"We are investigating if it was an act of vengeance but there is no indication that the murder was a hate crime against a transgender individual.

Sameera, 26, was the main witness in her own kidnapping case, which had been set for hearing at the Shah Alam court early next month.

In the 2015 case, she was rescued by police when her captors' car was involved in an accident with another vehicle at the Sungai Rasau toll plaza.

Samara's mother Mariayee told the Malay Online how the family had accepted Sameera, a florist, as atransgender.

"She was jovial, soft-spoken and well-liked by her siblings and the rest of the family," Mariayee said. "She was different but we accepted her for who she was and the changes she underwent."

"We respected her decision and was always there to support her. After her brutal murder, they (the media) labelled her with all sorts of things. This hurt the family, relatives and friends."

Reader's Comments

1. 2017-03-03 21:08  
All Gays should know on alibi
some religions lead by Heterosexual using Trick " misdirection"
such pattern will be always played or repeated as they had been successful in that way.
They said that the trick is science

There is no thief confess as Thief but blaming others as Thief.

There is not hate Crime = There are alot of hate crime

Comment edited on 2017-03-03 21:10:20
2. 2017-03-03 22:40  
Brutal murder is not individual target, some bullets were still pass to others and waiting for queue.
so, this case should not be regarded as small case and those who do not get the bullets should not be happy because you just waiting for turn for exact time.

All gays should awake and make unity to combat that case.
That should be extraordinary community anger

Comment edited on 2017-03-03 22:42:31
3. 2017-03-03 23:02  
this case should become Mass Anger or international anger
Comment edited on 2017-03-03 23:04:36
4. 2017-03-03 23:16  
this case should be remind as repetition series of Tragedies at pass that will be happened again in future , the victim will not always LGBT but can be heterosexual.
so, this case is not solely addressed to LGBT , it mean that if there will be no more LGBT, it will be happened to Heterosexual
5. 2017-03-04 06:59  
If an infinite number of bottomqueens are given an invite number of fridae posts......

The day can't be far away now!
6. 2017-03-04 10:56  
He should marry GTiLad.
7. 2017-03-04 14:47  
Sadly that is not possible capitan ... as GTiLad is already married and quite happy wrapped up in his OWN arms !!! ;-)

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