Consumer rights advocate SM Mohamed Idris dies

Consumer rights advocate SM Mohamed Idris dies

PENANG: Malaysia’s most prominent consumer advocate, SM Mohamed Idris, died today at the age of 93.

Idris, who headed the Consumers Association of Penang (CAP), breathed his last at 4.45 pm at the Gleneagles Medical Centre after having suffered from breathing difficulties.

He leaves behind four children.

His burial ceremony would take place at 10 am tomorrow at the Jalan Perak Muslim burial ground.

Members of the public can pay their last respects to the consumer advocate at his house at No 2, Rose Avenue, Pulau Tikus, Penang.

Aside from CAP, he was also active in various different NGOs such as Sahabat Alam Malaysia.

He served as a member of the Penang City Council in 1955. He was also the secretary of the Muslim League of Malaya.


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