Sydney man guilty of 'honour killing'
A Sydney man faces a possible life sentence after being convicted of murdering his wife's lover in a so-called honour killing. TAXI driver Hazairin Iskandar stabbed love rival Mohd Shah Saemin four times outside the man's Leichhardt apartment block and left him sprawled in the street bleeding to death.
The Indonesian-born 57-year-old, from Croydon, launched the attack after discovering Mr Saemin was having an affair with his wife, Nita.
Mr Saemin and Nita Iskandar met while they worked at Sydney's Malaysian consulate and word of the relationship quickly spread through the local Indonesian community.
"People told (Iskandar) he was the husband and he had to stop it (the affair)," crown prosecutor Kara Shead told his trial on June 4.
Iskandar confronted Mr Saemin on the night of February 21, 2010. (...)