Man found dead in Johor Bahru gurdwara has been identified

"We are now assisting the brother of the deceased to sort out the paper work," GSJB management committee president Manjeet Singh told Asia Samachar.

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| Johor Bahru, Malaysia | 12 July 2017 | Asia Samachar |

Satwinder Singh from Ambala

The man who passed away after spending the night at Gurdwara Sahib Johor Bahru (GSJB) has been identified as a foreign worker from Ambala, Haryana, said to have been working in Malaysia since 1994.

Satwinder Singh, 53, worked at a tyre shop in Puchong, Selangor, according to a family member who is also working in Malaysia.

“We are now assisting the brother of the deceased to sort out the paper work,” GSJB management committee president Manjeet Singh told Asia Samachar. “We thank everyone for sharing the news of his passing away. Within 24 hours, we had received a call from his next of kin.”

Asia Samachar had ran the news on Monday evening. See here.

Satwinder was sent to the gurdwara by a taxi driver, who guessed he was a Sikh, when he was found hanging around the city bus station the night before. He had Guru Ka Langgar served at an evening gurdwara programme, and then was allowed to spend the night at the gurdwara as he had planned to return to Kuala Lumpur the next day.

The man, who did not carry any identification documents, was found dead the next day when a gurdwara volunteer when to wake him up at around 2pm.

 

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