Dammam, Dec 6: K. Abdul Khader, resident of Parkala near Udupi and known as Emirates Khader, died in a road accident occurred near Dammam of Saudi Arabia on the wee hours of Thursday. He was 58.

Along with him, his father-in-law MK Abdul Khader Bava (Basarikatte S. Kodi Bavaka) also died in the accident. He was 79.

Emirates Khader wife and his two sons escaped with minor injuries, while two daughters who sustained injuries were admitted to Dammam general hospital, while two other daughters escaped unhurt.

The accident occurred when they were returning to Jubail after completing Umrah. It is said that the accident might have occurred as fog was completely covered the road. His family sources said that Khader’s son was driving the car.  

Former minister Vinay Kumar Sorake, BM Mumtaz Ali and others visited the Dammam hospital. Nexus Group president Saad Al Shahrani, Ashraf, Asfaq, Asif of Expertise Group and others cooperated to complete the process. The family has decided to complete the last rites of the departed in Saudi Arabia, family sources said.



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Bangaluru: The Bidadi police are likely to present Kampli MLA JN Ganesh Singh before the court today.

The police have brought Ganesh to Bengaluru, who was arrested in Gujarat for assaulting MLA Anand Singh at the Eagleton Resort last month.

The Bidadi police will present him before CJM Court in Ramangar after taking his statement. According to sources, Ganesh's lawyers would submit the bail petition on Friday.