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Retd Dir V&AH dies after fatal fall from 3-storey building
Correspondent KOHIMA, FEB 28 (NPN):
Published on 1 Mar. 2011 12:39 AM IST
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Former director, veterinary & animal husbandry, Dr. S Hekha who is also the founder of Modern College Kohima expired Monday evening from a city hospital where he was being treated after he had an accidental fall from a three-storied building at his private residence cum-college campus at Dzüvürü, Kohima Monday afternoon.
According to family sources, the accident occurred around 3:30 p.m. when he was watering a flower garden and accidentally tripped from the 3-storeyed building while trying to walk over to the nearby building. He was immediately rushed to the Bethel Hospital where he was treated of broken ribs and other injuries but later succumbed to his injuries at around 8:30pm. Late Dr. Hekha is survived by his wife, five sons and two daughters.
Family sources said the funeral service of late Dr Hekha is tentatively scheduled for 1 pm Wednesday at his private residence, Dzüvürü, Kohima.
Meanwhile, the Mao Union Kohima (MUK) expressed shock at the sudden news of the untimely demise of Dr. Hekha whom it described as an “upright leader.” The union conveyed heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family members and prayed that his soul to rest in peace.

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