Mangalore: Dawood Hakim's (21) Death Leaves Family in Deep Sorrow at Addoor
Report & Pics by Melka Miyar (GA)
For Daijiworld Media Network
Mangalore, May 10: Though he was very young in age, he had bigger dreams that could defy his age. He wanted to look after his parents in a better way and see his sister achieve greater success. Though he could not study much, he wanted his only sister to progress academically.
With these dreams he moved abroad 3 months ago. His family had a lot of hopes in their only son that he would shape their future. But fate which is cruel at times to some people willed something else.
Dawood Hakim Kamil (21) of Addoor near Polali left his family members in deep sorrow after succumbing to injuries which he had sustained in a road accident at Al Hassa in Saudi Arabia on Wednesday May 9 morning.
He struggled for almost two weeks in King Fahad Hospital at Saudi Arabia after he was knocked down by a speeding car while returning to his room from Namaz. The impact of the accident was so grave that he sustained critical injuries in his head leading to excess bleeding. He never recovered from this and breathed his last on Wednesday morning.
His tragic death has come as a rude shock not only to the entire family but even to his neighbours and friends. Dawood, the only son of Huseinabba and Waheeda left Addoor for Saudi Arabia 3 months ago in search of greener pastures. He borrowed worth Rs 2 lac for that purpose. But the accident changed all the plans he had.
It was not the first time that Dawood had gone abroad. He had gone to Saudi Arabia soon after completing his SSLC and had worker there for long 5 years. One of his relatives had taken him abroad through family visa. It was only a year ago that he had come home. He stayed at Addoor for almost 9 months. Later he turned back to Addoor and stayed here for 9 months. But he wanted to go there again. He had faith in his own abilities and hence took risk to borrow Rs 2 lac for to go abroad
Huseinabba is an agriculturist and is engaged in trading spice and tamarind. His wife Waheeda is a home maker. Ayisa Suhail, the only daughter in the family is studying in A K V College at Gurukambla near Kinnikambla.
Eversince he went abroad, Dawood used to call them once in a month. On April 24 Dawood met with an accident. A day before that, he had called up his home and spoke with all his family relatives, said Mohammad Iliyas and Mohammad Irshad, sons of his paternal uncle who stay with the parents of Dawood Hakim here at Bandasale.
After receiving the news of Dawood’s accident, his parents left Addoor and went to Krishnapur near Suratkal to stay with their close relatives. They have not yet come back to Addoor and are in deep misery.
According to the sources, Dawood’s last rites will be performed in Saudi Arabia. Here in Addoor, the family, relatives and friends of Dawood Hakim have only tears rolling down their eyes.