The music community has lost a star.
Malaysian singer Siti Sarah Raissuddin died in Kebangsaan Malaysia University’s Canselor Tuanku Muhriz Hospital on Monday, August 9, after battling COVID-19, local newspaper New Straits Times reported. Her death, the outlet reported, comes just a few days after the birth of her fourth child.
Per New Straits Times, her husband, comedian Shuib SepahtuIn a news report, he revealed that he and his three older children Uwais Alqarni, 10, Dzahira Talita Zahra, 8, and Ariq Matin, 6 were able to video-call Siti Sarah before she died.
“With the help of the nurses and the doctor, I was able to make the video call and that was the last time my kids and I had our eyes on her while she was still alive,” he said in the report. “At that time I saw tears running down her cheeks as if she understood what we were saying to her. I was later in the hospital after the kids went to sleep and finished a Yassin recital and prayers for their last time.” Night. However, I was not allowed to see them. I then returned home. “