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Pieces of Stone Statue Fall From Gopuram of Ipoh Temple, Kills A Woman & Injures 2 Others


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Source: Facebook | Perak Press & Harian Metro

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A woman in Ipoh met her tragic & unfortunate death yesterday (15 May) during a ritual ceremony in a temple.

The 53-year-old victim, R Manimegalai suffered a serious injury on her head after being crushed by pieces of statue that fell from the Gopuram of the temple. According to Harian Metro, the incident took place around 9:50 am yesterday at Arulmigu Visalatchi Sametha Viswanathar Sivalayam Paripalana Sabah Temple, Buntong during the Maha Kumbhabishegam Welcome Ceremony.

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Manimegalai, unfortunately, passed away while receiving treatment at the Raja Permaisuri Bainun Hospital (HRPB) due to severe head injuries.

According to a police statement which was released by PDRM in Perak yesterday, the incident has also caused 2 minor injuries to 2 other women who happened to be at the scene.

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PDRM has classified the case as sudden death and further investigation is being conducted. They also urged the public to come forward and provide relevant information to assist in the investigation. You can watch the clip of the incident below which was shared by the Facebook page Perak Press.

Wanita maut ditimpa serpihan patung batu di kuilIpoh: Wanita maut selepas ditimpa serpihan patung batu yang terj4tuh dari atas bangunan kuil ketika upacara ritual di sebuah kuil di Buntong, di sini, hari ini.Dalam kejadian itu kira-kira 9.50 pagi itu, R Manimegalai, 53, meninggal dunia ketika menerima rawatan di Hospital Raja Permaisuri Bainun (HRPB), di sini susulan parah di kepala.Ketua Polis Perak, Datuk Mior Faridalathrsh Wahid berkata, insiden turut menyebabkan dua lagi wanita cedera ringan."Kejadian berlaku di Kuil Arulmigu Visalatchi Sametha Viswanathar Sivalayam Paripalana Sabah, Buntong ketika upacara Sambutan Maha Kumbhabishegam."Kes diklasifikasikan sebagai m4ti mengejut," katanya dalam kenyataan hari ini.Menurutnya, orang ramai yang menyaksikan kejadian diminta berhubung dengan pegawai penyiasat kes, Asisten Superintendan Hassbullah Hasan di talian 013-5555585 untuk membantu siasatan.Sementara itu, difahamkan ketika kejadian terdapat penggunaan mesin jentera kren ketika upacara yang dihadiri penganut agama Hindu itu berlangsung.Sumber : Harian Metro

Posted by Perak Press on Sunday, May 15, 2022

Our sincerest condolences to the family of R Manimegalai.


Also read: Netizens Amused By Malay Woman Sending Indian Neighbour To Temple & Waiting For Her To Finish Praying

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Source: Harian Metro

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