Veteran sports presenter Datuk Hasbullah Awang has passed away due to heart-related complications.

According to mStar, Hasbullah, 63, passed away at 12:20pm on 12th Feb (Thursday) at the National Heart Institute (IJN), where he had been undergoing treatment for the past week.

Hasbullah Awang

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Hasbullah, who was also a radio deejay, was synonymous with Radio Television Malaysia (RTM) since the 1980s. He joined Astro Arena since January 2014 as a sports commentator.

Youth and Sports Minister Khairy Jamaluddin tweeted his condolences to “the voice of Malaysian sports”, saying:

His remains would be brought back to his home in Section 32 Bukit Naga, Shah Alam.

Our condolences to his family and friends. RIP, Datuk Hasbullah Awang.

Source: The Star Online.

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