The Garroting Demon, a spirit of the soil. He lives in the hills.
He is of the size of an ordinary person, but carries a small pocket-knife ("pisau b'landa") with which he slits the weasand of his victim.
- Skeat, Walter Wm. (1906). Pagan Races of the Malay Peninsula. London: Macmillan, pp. 182, 301.