Muvattupuzha man wins Dubai Duty Free jackpot worth Rs 7 cr
Muvattupuzha (Ernakulam): The fortune from the Gulf countries has changed the life of a Keralite again. Muvattupuzha Arakkuzha native George Thomas won the first prize of Dubai Duty Free Millennium Millionaire and Finest Surprise worth 10 lakh US Dollars (approximately Rs 7 crore).
George said that the jackpot was the luck of his family and children and also his fourth baby to be born. He is an employee at Dubai international airport. He belongs to a farmers family from Peringazha. His brother Bestin K Chettoor is a member of Muvattupuzha block panchayat.
George was a volleyball player since he was a student of Nirmala College. He spent many years as a farmer and volleyball player in his native place. Later, he went abroad for a better job. George has been living in Dubai for 7 years. He won the first prize for the ticket number 2016 in the 355th draw held in Dubai airport.