Scary moment: Husband picks up wife and throws her off a ferry – Indonesian man shows no emotion… as shocked passengers rush to save woman
- This is the time when a husband picks up his wife and tries to throw her overboard.
- The couple was traveling through the Sundra Strait between Java and Sumatra.
Surveillance footage shows the gruesome moment a man picks up his wife and throws her over the side of a ferry traveling through Indonesia’s Sundra Strait.
The video shows the man walking up behind his wife, picking her up and attempting to throw her over the side of the boat.
The woman desperately clings to the railing, preventing her from falling into the water below.
Other passengers see the commotion and rush to help the woman back on deck.
Bakauheni Port Police Sector chief Ridho Rafika said the incident occurred on the Shalem passenger ferry from Merak to Bakauheni.
Surveillance camera footage shows the man walking towards his partner on the right.
The man is seen walking behind his partner, bending his knees and picking her up.
Police also reported that the man’s family had said they did not report the incident because the husband suffered from a mental disorder.
In 2018, a father of three was charged with attempted murder after attempting to “throw (his girlfriend) over the side of a cruise ship.”
David James Fysh, 46, has pleaded not guilty to attempted murder after it was alleged that he tried to impale his partner in the Tasman Sea, apparently after an argument.
It is not unheard of for people to survive by falling overboard.
In November of last year, the US Coast Guard found a missing Carnival Cruise passenger with symptoms of hypothermia and shock after falling over the side of a cruise ship near the Gulf of Mexico.
The 28-year-old man survived for up to 15 hours in the water before the Coast Guard found him about 20 miles south of Southwest Pass in Louisiana.
The man is seen to lead the woman to the railing in the far corner and toss her
The victim desperately clings to the railing, fearing for his life.
The passengers see the commotion and rush to help the woman back to the ship.
Ferries travel constantly between these busy ports, taking about two hours from start to finish.
The Sundra Strait is a waterway that divides the Indonesian islands of Java and Sumatra.
Merak is a busy port in the Puloi Merak district of the city of Cilegon, Banten, in northwestern Java.
Bakauheni is a city in the southern part of Lampung, Indonesia, and is the busiest port in the region.
There are plans to connect Merak and Bakauheni with a Sundra Strait Bridge to reduce reliance on round-trip ferries.
A trip from Merak to Bakauheni takes around two hours.