Saturday, January 25, 2014

Pas Dewan Ulama chief Datuk Harun Taib dies

KUALA TERENGGANU: Pas Dewan Ulama chief Datuk Harun Taib, 70, passed away at 12.10am at the Sultanah Nur Zahirah hospital here today due to complications from diabetes.

He was admitted to the hospital on Wednesday.

Harun was the Manir assemblyman for five terms but did not contest in the 13th general election (GE13) due to his failing health.

His son Hilmi Harun took his place as the Pas candidate for Manir and successfully defended the seat in GE13.

*Taken from NST Online

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