Johor prince Tunku Jalil dies of cancer


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  • Saturday, 05 Dec 2015

Sultan Ibrahim (right) and Tunku Jalil at the Royal Ward of Sultanah Aminah Hospital. Sinchewpix

JOHOR BARU: Tunku Abdul Jalil Ibni Sultan Ibrahim passed away of liver cancer at the Royal Ward of  Sultanah Aminah Hospital here at about 7.11pm on Saturday.

It is learnt that members of the Johor royal family were at his bedside when the 25-year old Tunku Jalil breathed his last.

Tunku Laksamana Johor Tunku Jalil was born in Johor Baru on July 5, 1990 to Sultan Ibrahim and Permaisuri Johor Raja Zarith Sofiah Binti Almarhum Sultan Idris Shah.

Tunku Jalil graduated in Zoology studies from a university in the United Kingdom and had worked as a zoo keeper in Singapore Zoo for about a year and at the London Zoo for two years.

He became the first member of the Johor royal household to serve in the police force after completing his police training for nine months.

Tunku Jalil was diagnosed with cancer and had undergone liver transplant in China.

In his memory, the Sultan of Johor has set up the Tunku Laksamana Cancer Foundation to assist cancer patients in the country.


Related stories: Najib, Cabinet ministers and IGP send condolences on Tunku Jalil's passing

Tunku Jalil's funeral at Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum after zohor prayers


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