KUALA LUMPUR: The mother to the late Tan Sri Dr Jamaludin Jarjis, who perished in a helicopter crash three years ago, has submitted an application at the Syariah High Court to claim his property worth more than RM2 billion.
Aminah Abdullah, 85, applied for an inheritance certificate today worth more than RM2.1 billion, comprising of a few houses, land and companies in Malaysia, Mecca and the United States.
"Today is case management for the case and his wife and children have been informed of it. At the same time, they have applied as interveners," lawyer Syarie Kamar Ainiah Kamaruzaman, who represents Aminah said.
On April 4, 2015, Jamaludin also known as JJ, together with private secretary to the prime minister Datuk Seri Azlin Alias and six others died in a helicopter crash. It crashed into the jungle at Jalan Sungai Lalang in Kampung Pasir Baru, near Semenyih, Selangor.
Jamaludin also served as the Malaysian envoy to the US and the chairman of the 1Malaysia People's Housing Programme.