Fujairah/Ekarool: Malayali bike racer died during a racing event in UAE on Saturday. The deceased has been identified as Japin Jayaprakash (37), hailing from Ekarool in Kozhikode.
The accident occurred during a bike racing event held in Dibba Al Fujairah. He was pronounced dead upon arrival at the hospital.
Japin had previously attended the national bike racing competitions and is one of several Malayalees in the Bike Riders group in the UAE. The group occasionally conduct races during the holidays.
He worked in the attestation section of the Indian consulate in Dubai. He is settled in Dubai for the last 13 years with his family.