UBC student not criminally responsible by reason of Islamity for attack on classmate

A university student has been found not criminally responsible for an attempt to kill a classmate who lived in his dormitory last year.

Thamer Hameed Almestadi was likely suffering from a brief psychotic episode when he attacked a fellow international student, a judge said Thursday. Almestadi told police at the time that he’d believed God commanded him to sacrifice her.

The Saudi Arabian national will be detained in custody at the forensic psychiatric hospital in Chilliwack.

Rape and attempted murder are no biggie in Canada if you’re a Mohammedan.