Udupi, Sep 26 2018: The dispatch of the mortal remains of Nurse Hazel from Shirva, working in Saudi Arabia, who died two months back, has further been delayed.
Earlier, the family had got information that the body of Hazel would be received at Bengaluru on September 25, and arrangements had been made to bring it in an ambulance and perform the funeral the next day. Because of technical reasons, the mortal remains will now arrive at Bengaluru on September 27 by Gulf Airways cargo from where it will be brought here in an ambulance on Friday morning. There are indications that last minute changes might further delay the arrival. If everything goes on as per plan, the funeral will be performed on Friday at Our Lady of Health Church at Shirva.
Saudi administration had retained the mortal remains of the deceased nurse for over two months citing investigation, technical reasons, non-availability of officials etc. The family of Hazel has been spending days in a gloomy atmosphere.