The 35-year-old Sivanathan alias Karmegam had been working for a Bahrain fisheries company for the past two years.
Rameswaram: A fisherman from Thirupalaikudi in Tamil Nadu’s Ramanathapuram district, who had gone to Bahrain to work for a fisheries company there, met with a ghastly death when a boiler burst in his company premises.
The 35-year-old Sivanathan alias Karmegam had been working for a Bahrain fisheries company for the past two years, reports reaching here on Monday said.
The ghastly mishap took place when he returned to the company premises there after completing a fishing assignment at sea. Sivananthan was rushed to a hospital in Bahrain but later succumbed to his burn injuries. As the news reached his family here, his wife, Indira, was shocked. She along with her two children went to the Ramanathapuram district collector’s office and presented a petition to the collector, Dr S Natarajan urging the government to take immediate steps to bring back the deceased’s body home from Bahrain and payment of due compensation to the victim’s family.
Two held under Goondas Act:
Meanwhile, two persons have been detained under the ‘Goondas Act’ by an order issued by the district Collector, on an advice given by the Ramanathapuram district SP, an official release said here on Monday.
They detenus included Sabarivasan, 24, and Abdul Rahman, 31, both of whom were wanted in several criminal cases and continued to indulge in other criminal activities. The accused were later lodged in the Madurai Central prison.