JOHOR BAHARU, Dec 5 — The fourth child of the Sultan of Johor, Tunku Laksamana of Johor Tunku Abdul Jalil Sultan Ibrahim, 25, passed away due to cancer at the Sultanah Aminah Hospital here at 7.11 pm today.
Johor Council of Royal Court president, Datuk Abdul Rahim Ramli, who announced the news, said the remains of Tunku Jalil will be brought to the Istana Besar, here tonight and will be placed at a special room in that palace.
“The bathing and kafan ceremony will take place at about 7am tomorrow and the remains of Tunku Jalil will lie in state at the Istana Besar Siggahsana Room,” he told a press conference held at Bukit Timbalan, here.
Abdul Rahim said members of the public who wished to pay their last respects could do so between 9am and 11.30am tomorrow at the Istana Besar Siggahsana Room.
The fourth of six children of Sultan Ibrahim dan Permaisuri of Johor Raja Zarith Sofiah Sultan Idris will be laid to rest at the Mahmoodiah Royal Mausoleum, here after zohor prayers. — Bernama