(Bloomberg) -- The man suspected to have opened fire on his wife at Malaysia’s biggest airport was arrested on Monday afternoon.

The man was detained in the city of Kota Bharu, according to local police, roughly 300 miles north of Kuala Lumpur International Airport where the attack took place on Sunday. 

The suspect fired two shots in the arrival hall at about 1:30 a.m. on Sunday before fleeing, police said. 

The incident was of personal nature and not linked to terrorism, Selangor Police Chief Hussein Omar Khan said in a statement. Police has classified the case as attempted murder and said it will prompt a review of airport security protocols.

Local media reported that police has identified the suspect as Hafizul Harawi, who has had prior brushes with the law. He showed up at KLIA Terminal 1 intending to kill his estranged wife, Farah Md Isa, who was waiting for returnees from religious pilgrimage, according to the police and news reports. The woman owns a travel agency, local media reported.

One of the shots that Hafizul fired hit a local man whom the wife had hired as her bodyguard, police said. The matter played out on the weekend following the Eid holiday, a time when legions of Malaysians travel. 

Hafizul and Farah were in the process of divorcing, local media reported. Two reports alleging he’d engaged in criminal intimidation had previously been lodged with authorities, police representatives told the Star newspaper on Sunday. They also said police along Malaysia’s borders had been put on high alert and that airport security would be reviewed, the paper reported.

--With assistance from Kok Leong Chan.

(Updates with news of arrest in first and second paragraphs)

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