KLIA shooting: Suspect arrives at Kota Baru court to face several charges


PETALING JAYA: The man involved in the shooting incident at the KL International Airport Terminal 1 (KLIA 1) in Sepang has arrived at the Kota Baru court in Kelantan on Wednesday (April 24).

The suspect, clad in lock-up attire, was heavily escorted by police personnel at the court complex at 8.30am.

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.

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The 38-year-old suspect would also be charged under Section 108 (3) (f) of the Road Transport Act 1987 and National Registration Regulations 1990.

On April 14 morning, Hafizul Harawi shot at his wife in an attempt to kill her at the KLIA 1 arrival hall.

His intended target, travel agency owner Farah Md Isa, was waiting at the arrival hall for her clients to return from umrah.

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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.

Police arrested Hafizul in Kota Baru at 3pm on April 15 after a two-day manhunt.

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