JOHOR SHOCKER: UMNO MAN CHOKES TO DEATH ON ‘KUIH KOCHI’ AFTER PAYING LAST RESPECTS TO LATE SPEAKER

A security personnel walks past a logo of United Malays National Organisation (UMNO) ahead of its party's annual General Assembly at the Putra World Trade Centre (PWTC) in Kuala Lumpur on November 24, 2014. The Malaysian Insider/Najjua Zulkefli

JOHOR BARU – A Umno man died after he choked on a piece of kuih koci (glutinous rice cake), just hours after paying his last respects to former state speaker Datuk Mohd Ali Hassan.
Samsi Sarpan, 56, who was a Mersing Umno division committee member, choked on the rice cake at about 10.30am on Friday.

He died at Hospital Sultanah Aminah and his body was sent to Kampung Pertanian in Kulai for burial.

Police confirmed that the case has been classified as sudden death.

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