On December 9 2017, at around 6 pm tragedy struck for the Ragbir family of Wellington road , Debe. A family of eight, including four children. A private car driven by someone under the influence of alcohol crashed into their small dwelling home and completely destroyed the brick wall at the front of their home. With such an explosion Debris and rubble flew over 10 feet within a small living room area that destroyed the home, furniture. appliances and prayroom area.
Thankfully no member of the Ragbir family , including the very small children were at home at the time. This matter is before the police.
The Member of Parliament Dr Roodal Moonilal immediately dispatched office staff to look at the devastation. Dr Moonilal then visited the scene and toured the damaged areas. Expressing shock but thanks that no human was injured, Dr Moonilal pledged to assist the family with building materials to reconstruct their home before Christmas. Dr Moonilal indicated that such help was required immediately while the government agencies work on “emergency support”.
By Saturday December 16, 3017 the Ragbir family welcomed a donation of building materials donated by Debe businessmen and co ordinated by MP Dr Roodal Moonilal. Reconstruction work has started and the family expects to be in their home by Christmas .