KLIA shooting: Suspect to be charged in Kota Baru on April 24

KOTA BARU: The man involved in the shooting incident at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 1 (KLIA 1) in Sepang on April 14 will be charged in a Kota Bharu court on Wednesday (April 24), according to police.

Kelantan police chief Datuk Muhamad Zaki Harun said the suspect would be charged under Section 8 of the Firearms (Increased Penalties) Act 1971 and Section 8 (a) of the Arms Act 1960.

The suspect would also be charged under Section 108 (3) (f) of the Road Transport Act 1987 and National Registration Regulations 1990.

"The suspect will be charged in a Kota Baru Court tomorrow and then taken to a Sepang Court to face more charges,” he said when contacted on Tusday night (April 23).

On April 15, Inspector-General of Police Tan Sri Razarudin Husain said the suspect in the shooting case was arrested at about 3pm that day in Kota Bharu, Kelantan.

In the 1.30am incident at KLIA Terminal 1, a man fired two shots at his wife at the entrance of the arrival hall but missed.

One of the shots hit his wife’s bodyguard in the abdomen. He has undergone surgery and is recovering in hospital.

Police had earlier said they were looking for Hafizul Harawi, 38, to help in investigations. – Bernama

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