Indian contractor falls to his death from Ayer Keroh factory roof

Kelly Koh

MALACCA: A 38-year-old contract worker from India was killed when he slipped and fell while repairing the roof of a factory which produces vehicle braking accessories in the Ayer Keroh industrial area here, today.

It is learnt that Khushpal Singh fell 4.8 metres from the factory’s roof and onto the cement floor, dying at the scene.

"The incident happened at about 3.30pm when (Singh) was called in to fix the broken roof of the factory's hall.

“He was manning the roof alone. He missed a step and fell off," a police source was quoted as saying.

Singh’s body was discovered on the cement floor with severe head injuries.