Death of Niki Aziz

January 10, 1931 - February 12, 2015
Kelantan, Malaysia | Age 84

Malaysian Islamic spiritual leader dies at 84
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By EILEEN NG, The Associated Press

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Nik Abdul Aziz Nik Mat, a revered Islamic spiritual leader who helped bolster unity in Malaysia's opposition bloc and was a key advocate of Islamic law, has died. He was 84.

His son Nik Mohamad Abduh Nik Aziz said his father, who was battling prostate cancer, died Thursday at his home in northeastern Kelantan state.

"The angels came to escort my father's soul back to his creator at 9:40 p.m. (1340 GMT) on Friday...

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