Radzuan sleeps un­der roofed bench in Kuan­tan

New Straits Times - - News -


WHAT hap­pened to lorry at­ten­dant Mohd Radzuan Che Mat is un­think­able. When the 56-year-old had his left leg am­pu­tated three years ago, his wife al­legedly told him to leave their fam­ily house in Be­serah here and the fa­ther of four now lives on the streets.

Armed with crutches, Radzuan sleeps on wooden planks un­der a roofed bench at the Kuan­tan Mu­nic­i­pal Coun­cil foot­ball field in Jalan Mahkota here.

Sit­ting on the bench, Radzuan, whose left leg was am­pu­tated be­low the knee fol­low­ing di­a­betes com­pli­ca­tion, said he walked with the aid of a pros­thetic limb fit­ted at Tengku Am­puan Afzan Hos­pi­tal here two weeks ago.

“I am get­ting used to it... maybe I can do some light work and earn a liv­ing but I need a place to spend the night. Any wel­fare or

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