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Jilted husband jailed for Port Dundas murder

Chee Gang Goh
Image caption Chee Gang Goh was stabbed 18 times

A husband who murdered his younger love rival during a frenzied knife attack in Glasgow has been jailed for life.

Wing Ho, 49, stabbed Malaysian restaurant worker, Chee Gang Goh, 18 times in a common close at flats in Port Dundas, Glasgow, in April 2010.

The High Court in Glasgow heard that he snapped after his wife of 20 years left him for 28-year-old Mr Goh.

Judge Lord Pentland ordered Ho to serve a minimum of 15 years in prison before being eligible for parole.

Ho was also found guilty of attempting to defeat the ends of justice by washing and cleaning a Nissan Micra he used during the crime and instructing his daughter, Johin Ho, to give police false information.

The court heard how Ho, who studied medicine for two years and who has degrees in accountancy and law, armed himself with a knife and waited outside the block of flats in Glasgow where Mr Goh lived.

'Terrible consequences'

He followed his victim inside after which an argument developed between the two men.

Ho, from Old Kilpatrick, West Dunbartonshire, then produced the knife and stabbed Mr Goh 18 times to the body and head. Three of the wounds caused fatal injuries.

Jailing him, Lord Pentland told Ho: "I accept you were previously a man of good character and made a positive contribution to society in regard to your family and your employment history.

"There are terrible consequences of your complete loss of self control. You used a considerable level of violence. There was at least some premeditation on your part."

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