17 Apr '11, 1am

Found: Kin of dead man in container

THE family of the Bangladeshi man who died while trapped inside a Singapore-bound container has been located. The body of Mr Alamin Ujha, 35, has been lying at Singapore General Hospital's morgue since last Sunday, when it was removed from a container at the Pasir Panjang Port Terminal. His family in Bangladesh was told of his death yesterday, 16 days after he was accidentally locked inside a container and shipped off to Singapore. 'I can't believe he was found in Singapore. We don't meet much and I did not realise he had disappeared,' said his younger brother Alamgir Ujha, 30. Mr Alamin, a sweeper at Chittagong port, had gone into an empty container with fellow port worker Din Islam to smoke ganja, or marijuana, on April 1. The two men later fell asleep in the container and, as a result, were locked inside when it was being loaded onto the Hansa Caledo which set sail for ...

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