Former Kedah MB Sanusi Junid dies

Tan-Sri-Sanusi-JunidPETALING JAYA: Former Kedah menteri besar Sanusi Junid died today at the age of 74.

According to a post on the Mukhriz Mahathir FC Facebook page, he died at his home in Pantai Dalam at 6am this morning.

Sanusi served as menteri besar from 1996 to 1999. He was also deputy home minister from 1980 to 1981, and rural and regional development minister from 1981 to 1986.

His body will be taken to Masjid Saidina Umar Bukit Damansara in Kuala Lumpur.

The former Umno veteran left the party in 2008 with Dr Mahathir Mohamad and joined PPBM in September 2016.

Until his death, he remained a staunch critic of Prime Minister Najib Razak and supported Mahathir, who shared the same birthday of July 10.