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Renowned Muslim scholar choked to death

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[The late Mufti Shaban Abdu Musa. The Photo was taken few minutes after his death at Shellah hotel in Lamu. Photo/Courtesy].

Renowned Muslim scholar Mufti Shaban Abdu Musa is dead.

The Muslim scholar had visited his family at Shella in Lamu County and on Monday morning he accompanied other Muslim faithful for a breakfast at Shellah hotel within Shella Island.

According to sources, Mufti Shaban while having breakfast was choked and collapsed.

He lost his life a few minutes after the incident right inside the hotel according to close relatives.

His body has been flown to Mombasa and taken to his home in Mwandoni area in Kisauni Sub-county.

The body will later be taken to Qadiria mosque in Kisauni where the cleric preached until his death.

His body will on Tuesday be taken to Masjid Noor in Bondeni, Mombasa Island for prayers.

The late will be buried at Kikowani Muslim cemetery after 1 pm prayers.