Sumon shifted to ICU in Bangkok hospital

Cultural Correspondent | Published: 16:30, Mar 11,2021 | Updated: 22:43, Mar 11,2021


Saidus Salehin Khaled Sumon

Popular rock singer, bassist and founder of the rock band Aurthohin, Saidus Salehin Khaled Sumon, popularly known as Bassbaba Sumon, is undergoing treatment at the Intensive Care Unit of a hospital in Bangkok, Thailand.

He flew to Bangkok on Wednesday for his treatment and was admitted to Samitivej Sukhumvit Hospital.

Razu Ahammed, manager of Aurthohin, confirmed the matter to New Age.

‘After completing his primary health check-up at the hospital he was shifted to the ICU of the hospital,’ Razu told New Age.

‘After receiving treatment at the hospital, he is looking forward to flying to Germany to undergo spine surgery,’ he added.

Razu said that Sumon was scheduled to undergo the surgery in March 2020 but he could not travel abroad for treatment due to the COVID-19 situation.

Sumon was diagnosed with stomach cancer in 2011. He underwent surgery and received chemotherapy. He was pronounced cancer-free in 2013.

Sumon played in 11 bands from the age of 19 and in 1997 he joined Warfaze.  He founded Aurthohin in 1998.

He is also the director of Khaled Group of Companies.

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