BANNING (CNS) A man accused of fatally stabbing a 63-year-old acquaintance outside a Hemet business must undergo a psychiatric evaluation before he can be arraigned, a judge ruled Friday. Hyder Mahdi Jaffer, 51, of Hemet is charged with murder and a sentence-enhancing allegation of using a deadly weapon in the commission of a felony for the December 2019 slaying of Inder Jit of Winchester. Jaffer was slated to be arraigned before Riverside County Superior Court Judge Timothy Hollenhorst, but during the hearing, his public defender introduced a motion for the defendant to be evaluated based on mental competency concerns. Without objection from the District Attorney's Office, Hollenhorst ruled in favor of the motion, ordering the county Department of Mental Health to assign doctors to the
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