Qiu Nan voluntarily surrendered to the police after hacking his friend into serious injuries with a hatchet. The Pingtung District Court sentenced him to 3 years in prison.
(Photographed by reporter Li Lifa)
[Reporter Li Lifa/Pingtung Report] A man surnamed Qiu was injured by a friend surnamed Zeng at home. Unbearable anger, Qiu Nan picked up a hatchet and hacked Zeng Nan into serious injuries. Zeng Nan was injured and took the knife to escape. The man voluntarily surrendered to the police after committing the crime. The Pingtung District Court held that although the requirements for a reduced sentence were met, he had the intent to kill. He sentenced Qiu Nan to 3 years in prison for the crime of attempted homicide, subject to appeal.
Zeng Nan suspected that he had a money dispute with Qiu Nan's relatives and came to the door to discuss the theory. There was an argument between the two sides. Zeng Nan punched Qiu Nan and injured Qiu Nan. After being injured and grabbing the knife, he was sent to the hospital in time to save his life. Qiu Nan took the initiative to report the crime and confessed to the police that he stabbed a friend surnamed Zeng with a knife.
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The prosecution investigated the incident and believed that although Qiu Nan was injured by Zeng Nan first, he had the intention to kill the victim by slashing at the fatal part of the victim with a knife; Qiu Nan emphasized that there was no intention to kill Zeng Nan, otherwise there would be no Will only cut a knife.
The Pingtung District Court believes that, according to the hospital’s reply, Zeng Nan was injured and lost a lot of blood. If he did not seek medical treatment in time, he might have died. Seriously, there was intention to kill, and Qiu Nan was sentenced to 3 years in prison for the crime of attempted homicide because he met the requirements for voluntary surrender.