Jelebu MP passes away

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The Jelebu member of parliament Zainudin Ismail died at his home at Villa Puteri Condo, Kuala Lumpur, at 7.30pm today.

He was 57.

According to Negeri Sembilan Umno Information chief and Jelebu chief Jalaluddin Alias, the parliamentarian left behind a wife an four children.

“Zainuddin died due to complications from a brain tumour. He underwent surgery to remove the tumour last year,” Jalaluddin told Bernama when contacted here today.

He said the remains of Zainuddin would be taken back to his hometown in Taman Angsana, Jelebu, and would be laid to rest in Kampung Petaseh Muslim cemetery tomorrow morning.

At the last general election, Zainuddin won the Jelebu parliamentary seat by defeating Raj Munni Sabu of PAS with 7,101-vote majority.

- Bernama