Dubai: An Indian expat won a staggering USD 2.7 million in a monthly raffle in the UAE, a media report said Tuesday.
Sanjai Nath R, who had purchased the ticket at Big Ticket Abu Dhabi, was announced the winner on Monday of the bumper prize, 10 million dirham (USD 2.7 million), the Khaleej Times reported.
While Nath won the first prize, five other Indian expats were in the top 10 winning list of the raffle, the report said. The second price of 100,000 dirhams was won by Indian expat Binu Gopinathan, it said
Shipak Barua from Bangladesh won the luxurious Land Rover Series 16 in the raffle, the report added.
Last month, Shojith KS, an Indian national from Sharjah, became first prize winner of the after winning 15 million dirhams (USD 4.08 million).
Big Ticket is the largest and longest running monthly raffle draw for cash prizes and luxury cars in Abu Dhabi. Tickets can be purchased online or at Abu Dhabi International Airport, Al Ain Duty Free and City Terminal Abu Dhabi.
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Mangaluru: In a reported incident of scuffle between two parties on Sunday late night, Karnataka Youth Congress General Secretary Suhail Kandak has reportedly sustained severe injuries in the incident.
Sources also added that the scuffle also turned into a shootout, however there was no immediate confirmation about the report.
Suhail has reportedly sustained head injuries and was rushed to a local hospital in Thokkuttu immediately after the incident before being shifted to a private hospital in Mangaluru.
One more sustained injuries have also been taken to a private hospital in Deralakatte.
According to the reports, the scuffle broke out between the two groups when they were reportedly having discussions on a matter. Suhail was said to be attacked with bats, sticks and other light weapons.
Mangaluru DCP (Crime) Lakshmiganesh, DCP (Law and Order) Arunangshu Giri, ACP Kondandaram and other police officials reached the spot immediately after the incident and are monitoring the situation.