Kannur youth wins Dubai Duty Free jackpot worth Rs 7 crore
Dubai: An expatriate Keralite has hit the jackpot in Dubai Duty Free raffle. Kannur native Sarath Kunnummal (26) won the first prize of Millennium Millionaire Finest Surprise raffle on Wednesday.
Sarath will receive 10 lakh dollars (approximately Rs 7 crore) as prize money. The prize-winning ticket with the number 4275 was bought on February 2. He bought the ticket along with nine friends. So, the prize money will be shared between them.
Sarath is working as a technician in Dubai. He said that he will use the amount for the treatment of his elderly parents. He did not even watch the live telecast of the draw as he did not expect any prize.
Reha Roopesh, an NRI residing in Abu Dhabi, won the BMW X6 M50i car. It was Reha’s father who bought the ticket in her name. Reha is a Plus Two student in Abu Dhabi Indian school.
Sanyo Thomas, another Indian who works as an Operation Officer in Abu Dhabi GEMS United Indian School, also won a luxury bike in the draw.