He was returning from his evening prayer when Reshad Nunkoo, a retired sixties, was the victim of a hit and run on Saturday October 1. The accident occurred on the main road of Mahébourg around 8:30 PM. According to preliminary information, he died instantly.
This accident caused a crowd in front of the Mahebourg police station. About thirty people who witnessed the accident wanted to know details about the inquiry.
According to them, it was a van that hit Reshad Nunkoo before the driver abscond. According to a source, the sexagenarian was a few meters from his home before the accident. Witnesses took him to the Hospital of Mahébourg where he has been pronounced dead.
Reshad Nunkoo, a former school teacher, was well known and appreciated in his locality. His funeral is scheduled this Sunday October 2.