‘Please Pray For Him’ — Bodyguard Who Saved Woman In KLIA Shooting Now In Critical Condition

Colleagues described him as a very dedicated worker.
Yesterday morning (Apr 14), travellers at the Kuala Lumpur International Airport Terminal 1 (KLIA 1) were sent running for their lives after two bullets were fired.

The shootout has since left a man severely injured, who took the bullets and saved his employer, an entrepreneur named Farah Cie who was the intended target of the shooting.

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Bodyguard in critical condition after KLIA shooting

Taking to her personal Facebook account, Farah wrote that she was still traumitised by the shooting and called upon Malaysians to pray for her bodyguard.

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My personal bodyguard is still unconscious. Let us all pray for Along’s recovery and health together.

It later emerged that the bodyguard’s name was Mohd Nur Hadith, who worked as a bodyguard for the past 18 years and was employed by a company named The Elite Bodyguard Service.

Aside from his vast experience, Nur Hadith, who goes by the nickname of ‘Along’, is also fluent in Malay and English and has driven several VVIPs in the past, according to his profile.

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Wasn’t supposed to be working on day of the incident

According to The Straits Times, Nur Hadith wasn’t supposed to be on duty on that fateful day but stepped in as one of his colleagues was on Raya holiday.

Another colleague of his, Rashid Ratag told Utusan that Nur Hadith was an extremely dedicated worker.

I never expected him to be so committed to his job that he would put his life on the line in the process,” he said.

Police hunting shooter down

Following the shooting, police are currently tracking down the shooter, who was identified as Hafizul Harawi, Farah’s estranged husband.

He is believed to have fled north of the country after fleeing the scene.

Investigations also found that he had a lengthy rap sheet, where he had three criminal records for intimidation, theft and impersonating a civil servant.

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