Pensioner dies after falling off veranda

Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)RelatedUPDATE: Hamson’s General Store owner found dead at Nandy Park HomeApril 16, 2015In “Crime”Have you seen her? …Parents appeal for public’s help in locating missing teenSeptember 9, 2016In “latest news”‘I cried and begged the nurses for help’ …Young mother blames NA hospital for baby’s deathJuly 6, 2018In “latest news” Dead: Fazil HussainA pensioner has died hours after falling off the veranda of his home at Mibicuri, Black Bush Polder, Corentyne.Construction workers who were working on a house in front of his home last Sunday reportedly observed 76-year-old Fazil Hussain lying in a hammock calling for help, and when they ventured into his yard, they realised that he has fallen and was bleeding.The carpenters informed the man’s granddaughter, who resides in a house at the back of the yard.This online publication was told Hussain said he had fallen from the veranda at about 11:00h, but it was not until 15:00h that the construction workers heard his cry for help. However, as he was being rushed to the hospital, he succumbed to his injuries.A neighbour, Natasha Rooplall, told this newspaper that Hussain, who lived alone, frequently consumed alcohol, and was often in a drunken state. She said she had known him for more than three decades, and he had been like a father to her and a grandfather to her children.Police had initially detained the construction workers and the man’s granddaughter in custody for questioning, but later released them.

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