Rela personnel dies after collapsing during National Day parade in Seremban

SEREMBAN: A People's Volunteer Corps (Rela) personnel died after collapsing during the march-past held in conjunction with the Negri Sembilan state-level 66th National Day celebrations at Dataran Majlis Bandaraya Seremban here.

Seremban district police chief ACP Arifai Tarawe said a preliminary investigation found that the 53-year-old man collapsed and lost consciousness at about 10am and was confirmed dead at the Tuanku Ja'afar Hospital here.

"A post-mortem found the cause of death was due to a heart problem (coronary artery occlusion). The case has been classified as sudden death," he said in a statement on Thursday (Aug 31).

He said anyone with information or who saw the incident could contact investigating officer Insp Adi Khusaini Saripudin at 012-770 7282 or the Seremban District Police Headquarters at 06-603 3222. – Bernama

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