KLIA shooting: Gun found on suspect nabbed in front of Kota Baru hospital

KOTA BARU: The suspect who opened fire at his wife at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport 1 arrival hall was arrested in front of a hospital here.

Following the confirmation of the arrest by Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain, sources told Sinar Harian that the suspect was arrested in front of a private hospital on Jalan Bayam on Monday (April 15).

The arrest was made by the Kelantan criminal investigations department.

"He was alone and a scuffle ensued before he was arrested. The police also seized a firearm from the suspect," the source said.

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Bukit Aman Criminal Investigation Department (CID) director Comm Datuk Seri Mohd Shuhaily Mohd Zain said a press conference on the arrest will be held at 9am on Tuesday (April 16) at the Kelantan police headquarters.

He added that the suspect is unhurt and is is expected to be remanded on Tuesday.

On Sunday (April 14) morning, a man shot at his wife at the KLIA 1 arrival hall.

The intended target, travel agency owner Farah Md Isa, better known as Farah Cie, was waiting at the arrival hall for her clients to return from umrah.

The suspect set off some firecrackers before opening fire at the victim at close range.

Her bodyguard managed to save her but was shot in the stomach. Hafizul then escaped to his car, parked at Block C of the airport car park.

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