Comedian Abam Bocey dies

Comedian Abam Bocey dies

KUALA LUMPUR: Comedian, actor and member of comedy group Bocey, Syed Umar Mokhtar Syed Mohd Redzuan, popularly known as Abam Bocey, died at his home in Gombak early today.

He was 32.

His wife, Siti Norhidayah Mohd Ali, realised that he was dead when she wanted to wake him up for dawn prayers.

“He had complained of headaches and had a fever for two days.

“But this morning when I wanted to wake him up, he was unconscious,” she said when contacted.

Syed Umar Mokhtar is survived by Siti Norhidayah and a five-month-old son Syed Uthman Hamzah Al-Juffrey.

Siti Norhidayah said her husband’s remains would be brought to the Gombak Utara Mosque for prayers before being laid to rest at the Sungai Pusu Muslim Cemetery this evening.

The other members of the group are Muhammad Fadzlie Nizam (Fad Bocey) and Mohd Nasir Hamzah (Achey Bocey).

Syed Umar Mokhtar acted in movies which included “Isteri Untuk Dijual” and “Suatu Malam Kubur Berasap 2” as well as several television dramas and telefilms since 2014.  


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