KARACHI: Noted religious scholar Allama Abbas Kumaili passed away on Saturday after a prolonged illness, confirmed family members. The chief of Jafaira Alliance was admitted to a private hospital near Soldier Bazar (Karachi) from the last four months. The deceased was an elected Senator for the Muttahida Qaumi Movement. Kumaili was 70 years old. He was a diabetic patient and suffered cardiac issues.