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Veteran Post man dies at 81


A FORMER South China Morning Post employee, Sheik Abdulla Ramjahn, died in his sleep at his Taikoo Shing home yesterday. He was 81.

Ramjahn, known to his colleagues as Rummy, is survived by two sons, Farouk and Ismail, and two daughters, Rahima and Biba.

Rummy first joined the Post in 1935 as a court reporter. He was later appointed to the High Court.

He later became sub-editor and eventually the chief night editor.

After retiring in 1972, Rummy rejoined the Post as a sub-editor specialising in courts and retired for the second time in 1984.