Malaysian banker's murder: Main suspect nabbed

Malaysian police arrest man, along with 2 others, over July shooting

The parking lot near the Lorong Ceylon Kuan Yin Chinese temple in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia. This was where Arab Malaysian banker Hussain Ahmad Najadi was shot dead in broad daylight on July 29, 2013. The main suspect in the murder of Mr Hussain Ahmad was arrested in Larut Tin Tambahan in Taiping, early on Sept 23, 2013. -- FILE PHOTO: CHINA PRESS

PETALING JAYA - A suspect known as "Four Eyes" has been arrested over the murder of a prominent banker, police said yesterday.

A 44-year-old man was detained yesterday in connection with the shooting to death of Arab-Malaysian Development Bank founder Hussain Ahmad Najadi.

According to police reports, he is the main suspect in the killing and has been on the run for almost two months. It is believed he shaved his moustache and sideburns to avoid being recognised, The Malaysian Insider reported.

The suspect was nabbed, along with two other men, just after midnight at a house in Taiping, said Inspector-General of Police Khalid Abu Bakar.