X Close

Nation

Published: Monday January 20, 2014 MYT 12:00:00 AM
Updated: Monday January 20, 2014 MYT 9:21:58 AM

Drowned woman had planned to perform belated prayers

SUNGAI PETANI: P. Yogambigai (pic), the young woman who drowned in Pantai Kerachut, Penang, had earlier expressed her disappointment to her family for not being able to make it home for the Thaipusam celebration here.

Her uncle A. Ravindaran, 28, said his niece had missed the celebrations with her family for the first time due to work commitments.

“Her mother had assured her that it was okay, as she just got employed. Yogambigai also told us that she would make it up by having belated Thaipusam prayers with the family when she returned home,” he said when met at Yogambigai’s funeral in Taman Sejati Indah here yesterday.

The late P. Yogambigai, 22, drowned off Pantai Kerachut, Penang.Star pic by Asri Abdul Ghani/January 19, 2014

Family and friends came from Penang, Ipoh, Johor, Selangor and Seremban to pay their last respects before she was cremated at the Taman Kempas Crematorium here.

As a hearse carrying Yogambigai’s coffin was led away, her mother S. Amaravathy, 51, wailed uncontrollably.

Her grieving family members and friends helped lead her back into the house.

Tags / Keywords: Courts & Crime, pantai kerachut

advertisement

  1. Molotov cocktail thrown into Guan Eng's house
  2. Re-igniting love for the land
  3. Kahumbo shot dead in ‘black ops’
  4. Ananda Krishnan, India former minister charged over Indian telecoms scandal
  5. Chong Wei advances to World Championships final
  6. Nur Jazlan: Govt should ensure MAS plan doesn’t hurt other airline businesses
  7. Tanggal 31 cover version goes viral
  8. Radical plan to revive MAS
  9. AirAsia kicks off free trial of in-flight WiFi service
  10. People in the peninsula can learn from their brothers, says DJ Dave

advertisement

advertisement