Friday 8 January 2016

Tabek Datuk!

Chong Wei Sent RM25,000 To Hospital Within 15 Minutes, Says Father Of 6-Month-Old Who Needed Help

PENANG: Malaysia's number one badminton player Datuk Lee Chong Wei has donated RM25,000 to save the life of a six-month-old baby, surnamed Lee, who needed an immediate heart surgery, Guang Ming Daily reported.

The six-month-old, Lee Pei Ying was reportedly suffering from congenital abnormality of the heart and had been sent to a private hospital for an immediate scheduled operation.

However, the family were required to pay the sum as an additional deposit before the procedure due to a complication.

According to sources, the baby’s father, Lee Hock Boon, was felling anxious over the money and decided to seek help from the national shuttler as he could not raise such a huge amount of money within a short period.

“Chong Wei called or texted me daily after my daughter's surgery last Tuesday to get updates on her condition,” the daily reported Hock Boon as saying.

“He sent RM25,000 to the hospital within 15 minutes,” he added.

It was reported that the baby girl has been discharged from hospital and has gone back to Penang for healing process.

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