A migrant worker from Bokaro dies in Malaysia

JNS: A migrant labour, resident of Penk Panchyat under Nawadih Block of Bokaro district has died in an accident at Malaysia.

Hiralal Mahato (34) was engaged in transmission line work since 2016, died after falling from a height on 14 June. At the time of accident he was working on a tower, informed his colleague over the phone to the relatives of the deceased.

After the Harilal’s death, the company officials kept the other laborers who were working there in captivity. They took them in a room and locked the doors so that their (Harilal) relatives could not get information about his death, he said.

Two days later, when they were freed the labours to join the work, two of them informed about the incident to Harilal’s relatives over phone, informed Bhimlal Mahato the brother of the deceased.

“Even after 12 days of the death of my brother we yet the get his body to perform the last rite,” added Bhimlal.

Bidiya Devi the wife of the deceased along with family members appealed Jagarnath Mahato the Education Minister Jharkhand, for help after apprising him about the incident.

The Education Minister has assured for co operation to the victim’s family.

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