Demand for Govt to get Bodies Back

Published: 20th July 2015 06:10 AM  |   Last Updated: 20th July 2015 06:10 AM   |  A+A-

VELLORE:  M Divakar (24) left his family in Vellore to work as an X-ray technician at Life Line hospital in Muscat in May. Till then, he was working at the Christian Medical College Hospital, said his brother Deva Prasad.

Stephen Joseph, an ex- employee of CMC, has been working in the same hospital in Muscat for seven years. His wife Hepsy, who is a lab technician, is also working in Muscat. The couple along with their eldest daughter were residing in Muscat, while their two other children were staying with their in Tiruvallur.


A month ago, Joseph had brought his eldest daughter to Vellore and left her with his brother-in-law’s family in Bagayam to spend the vacation. “Hepsy had come to take her back a few days ago. They were supposed to leave for Muscat on July 20 but upon hearing the news took an earlier flight to Muscat on Saturday night,” said Issac, his brother-in-law.

Suresh’s father Arumugam and wife Shopana are keen on bringing back his body to their hometown. “No officials called. We want the government to bring Suresh’s body to our hometown,” said Suresh’s brother Hari.

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