It was just a business concept, says Kangar laundrette owner

Looi Sue-Chern

A view of the Empire Laundry Hub laundrette in Kangar, Perlis. The launderette's owner says he will rethink his business concept, following the controversy over a Muslim-only launderette in Muar, Johor. – Pic from Maria Ahmad's Facebook page, September 29, 2017.

THE owner of a laundrette in Kangar, Perlis, never thought that his Muslim-only business would get in trouble with the authorities, even after reading news about a laundrette with the same concept in Muar, Johor.

Even though the laundrette in Muar had attracted harsh criticism, including a dressing-down by Sultan Ibrahim Sultan Iskandar of Johor, Shalihuddin Naharuddin, 36, said he believed his Kangar business would face no problems.

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