Salahuddin's remains arrive in Senai, taken to Tg Piai home


The van carrying Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub's remains arrived at his mother's house in Kampung Serkat Tanjung Piai at 3.35am Monday. - Photo: Bernama

KULAI: The remains of Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Minister Datuk Seri Salahuddin Ayub arrived at the Senai International Airport, near here, at 2.30am Monday (July 24).

Onboard the special flight from Alor Setar were his wife Datin Seri Fatimah Taha and Agriculture and Food Security Minister Datuk Seri Mohamad Sabu.

Johor police chief Datuk Kamarul Zaman Mamat was among those at the airport to receive the body.

The hearse carrying the body to the residence of Salahuddin's mother, Aminah Abdullah, 83, in Kampung Serkat (Kopi Tenggek), Tanjung Piai in Pontian, was escorted by Royal Malaysia Police and Domestic Trade and Cost of Living Ministry vehicles.

Salahuddin’s remains will then be brought to his residence in Jalan Adil, near there, and to Masjid Jamek Dato’ Haji Noh Gadot in Serkat thereafter.

Meanwhile, a sombre atmosphere was felt as family members and friends started gathering at Aminah’s residence from midnight.

Salahuddin died at the Sultanah Bahiyah Hospital in Alor Setar at 9.23pm Sunday (July 23) after undergoing surgery due to brain haemorrhage. He was 61.

The Parti Amanah Negara (Amanah) deputy president leaves behind Fatimah and six children - four boys and two girls. - Bernama

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