KUALA LUMPUR – Razakan Seran, 31, one of the victims of the helicopter crash in Semenyih yesterday had once told his wife that he should be buried in his village in Tuaran, Sabah,” said one of his close relatives
The relative, who wanted to be known as Yati, 43, said Razakan wanted to be buried there so that his two children, aged six and 18 months, could visit his grave when they grew up.
Razakan, who was a member of the Special Actions Squad, had served for two years as the personal bodyguard to Rompin Member of Parliament Tan Sri Jamaluddin Jarjis, who also died in the crash.
“The last time I met Razakan, who was a quiet man, was a few days ago,” she told reporters at the Bukit Aman mosque here today.
Earlier, final funeral rites were performed on his remains at the mosque at about 1.15 pm today, attended by close family members and friends.
Razakan’s remains were later taken to the Subang Royal Air Force base to be flown to Tuaran, Sabah, to be buried in his village.
The accident which occurred at about 4.55 pm in Kampung Sungai Pening, Semenyih, killed six people.
Besides Razakan and Jamaluddin, who was also PR1MA Corporation Malaysia(PR1MA) chairman, the others who were in the helicopter were principal private secretary to the prime minister Datuk Azlin Alias, pilot Capt Clifford William Fournier, operations assistant Aidana Baizieva, and businessman Datuk Tan Huat Seang. – BERNAMA