JOHOR BAHARU, Feb 17 – A man who allegedly struck his wife with a shoe at the Air Hitam toll plaza in Batu Pahat, in a case which went viral on Facebook was arrested in Kluang Monday night. The 44-year-old suspect was picked up about 7.30pm from his home in Taman Sri Kluang.
Batu Pahat police chief, ACP Din Ahmad said initial investigations revealed the suspect suffered from mental illness and was treated at the Kluang Hospital. In a statement here yesterday, he said the police seized a pair of black shoes which were used in the alleged attack on the victim. He said the suspect had been remanded for four days to facilitate investigations.