5. Sapno Tukijo, a bilal at the Taman Free School surau in Penang, who helped around 70 flood victims by letting them seek shelter in the religious building
The 50-year-old’s act of kindness toward the flood victims was praised by netizens. And while he also faced criticisms, Sapno stood by his actions.
“As long as their lives are saved (I don’t care). I would be left feeling guilty if I had ignored their plight.”