Monday, April 02, 2012
Perak prince Raja Ashman Shah dies: Raja Ashman, a son of Sultan Azlan Shah, died following an asthma attack.
Kuala Lumpur: Raja Ashman Shah ibni Sultan Azlan Shah, a son of the Sultan of Perak, passed away early today following an asthma attack at his residence in Kuala Lumpur.
The sultan’s private secretary, Col Abdul Rahim Mohamad Nor, when contacted by Bernama, said Raja Ashman died at 1.30 am at his residence in Bukit Damansara.
He said the remains of Raja Ashman were brought to the Ubudiah Mosque in Bukit Chandan, Kuala Kangsar, for prayers before the burial at the royal mausoleum adjacent to the mosque after the ‘Asar’ prayers.
Raja Ashman, who was known to be a people-friendly person, leaves a wife, Noraini Jane Kamarul Ariffin, a son, Ahmad Nazim Azlan Shah and two daughters, Raja Eminah Alliyah and Raja Bainunisa Safia.
He was the third of five children of the Sultan of Perak, the others being the Raja Muda of Perak, Raja Dr Nazrin Shah; Raja Azureen; Raja Eleena and Yong Sofia.
Raja Ashman was appointed the Raja Kechil Sulong of Perak on March 16, 2010.