SELATPANJANG- Hendri Tanjung alias Eri (46) was killed by a sago tree which was cut down in H Syuib's sago orchard, Sungai Pandan, Kenanga Hamlet, Lukun Village, Tebingtinggi Timur District, Friday, 18 October 2019. Now the corpse has been brought to the house of Syuib, Sungai Pandan, Kenanga Hamlet, Lukun Village, Tebingtinggi Timur District, Friday, 18 October 2019. suffering in Desa Alai Selatan, Tebingtinggi Barat District.
The unfortunate event began when Eri cut down a sago tree with her colleague Rudi (28) around 09.00 WIB. When the sago tree is cut down, it turns out it is stuck in the middle of another sago tree. Eri then cuts down the sago tree which made the sago tree previously stuck. When the two trees fell together, Eri had no time to dodge and hit the sago trunk.
Hearing his friend moaning in pain, Rudi who was not far from the crime scene (TKP) came to see his condition. Feeling unable to lift the sago stems alone, finally Rudi asked for help from local residents near the sago orchard.
At that time Rudi met with Amir (55). They both finally asked for help from other residents. After successfully removing the sago stems that hit the victim, carried out an evacuation using a stretcher.
Even though the community estimated that the victim was dead, it was still rushed to the RSUD using a pompong ship. After being confirmed dead, the victim was immediately taken to a funeral home in Alai Selatan Village, Tebingtinggi Barat District.
"The family's request was finally taken to the funeral home in RT001 / RW002, Alai Selatan Village, Tebingtinggi Barat District," said the Meranti Islands Police Chief, AKBP Taufiq Lukman Nurhiayat SIK MH, through Tebingtinggi Police Chief, Iptu Aguslan SH.
He asserted that the incident was purely an accident. So that the victim's body was handed over to the family to be buried immediately.
"There are no signs of violence on the body. So it could be purely a work accident. The family refused the body to be autopsied, so now the body has been handed over to the family," Aguslan added. (R24 / Mad)