Paapa `heartbroken' on seeing Murugan's body
Kollam: Paappa, wife of Murugan who died after being denied proper treatment, collapsed after seeing the body at the district hospital here. He was the sole breadwinner for his family.
47-year-old Murugan, a daily wage worker from Tamil Nadu was seriously injured in a road accident and died on Monday following denial of treatment by various hospitals in Kollam and Thiruvananthapuram.
His wife Paappa (Murugamma) came to the hospital along with their kids 5-year-old Rahul and 3-year-old Gokul. Murugan's brother and their relatives accompanied her. On information, they came to Kollam from Tirunelveli hiring a vehicle. However, they did not have money even to pay the rent of the vehicle.
Murugan visited his home town two weeks ago. They were planning to visit the Muthu Mariamman Temple for the festival. However, the accident turned fatal spoiling their plans. Murugan had called Murugamma on Sunday just an hour before the accident and talked to their kids.
The autopsy was conducted by 12 noon at Thiruvananthapuram Medical College Hospital and the dead body was brought to Tirunelveli by 5.30 pm and later cremated.