KUALA TERENGGANU, July 30 (Bernama) -- Mohd Ashraf Hafiz Abdul Aziz, 25, who
failed in his bid to change his name to Aleesha Farhana after undergoing a sex
change operation in Thailand, died at the intensive care unit of Hospital
Sultanah Nur Zahirah here at 5am today.
He was admitted to the hospital at 3am on Thursday after experiencing heart
problems and low blood pressure.
His father Abdul Aziz Ahmad, 60, when contacted, said the family was waiting
for family members and relatives to return to Kuala Terengganu and that the
funeral would be held after the mid-day prayers today.
Doctors at the hospital yesterday said he was suffering from unstable angina
with cardiogenic shock.
Mohd Ashraf Hafiz, 25, had applied to the Kuala Terengganu High Court for an
order to change his name and gender but it was rejected on July 18.