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M'sia police detain driver suspected of hitting S'porean in Father's Day tragedy

Published on Jun 18, 2014 11:13 PM
Mr Arthur Yap, 48, was killed on Sunday when his bicycle collided with a bus near Johor's Legoland theme park. -- PHOTO: ARTHUR YAP/FACEBOOK

SINGAPORE- A Malaysian bus driver suspected of knocking over and killing a Singaporean cyclist near Johor's Legoland theme park on Sunday has been detained.

The 45-year-old driver was detained on Tuesday evening at 6.15pm in Jalan Nusantara in Gelang Patah, Johor, not too far from the theme park.

He will assist in police investigations, Nusajaya district police chief. Superintendent Noor Hashim Mohamad, told The Straits Times on Wednesday.

Mr Arthur Yap, a 48-year-old corporate communications manager at port operator PSA, had taken his wife and two young children to the theme park for the Father's Day weekend.

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