Dhanraj Mangra and his spouse escaped the violence of Guyana to start out over in New York Metropolis.
Twelve years after they made the transfer to safer shores, the 68-year-old father of 5 was useless.
Mangra was discovered unconscious on Jamaica Ave. close to 207th St. in Queens Village at eight:30 p.m. on Jan. three, cops stated.
He died at Queens Hospital after a pair of muggers attacked him and he slammed his head in opposition to a parked automobile, his heartbroken spouse stated Thursday.
“It is not proper that they killed him,” Bibi Mangra, 63, stated concerning the two creeps, as tears streamed down her face. “They need his pockets? Take it. However do not kill him. He is an previous man, he isn’t a teenager.”
On the night time the retired UPS safety guard died, his spouse, a house well being aide who works on Lengthy Island, returned house, fell asleep and left earlier than dawn the subsequent morning, pondering her husband was nonetheless in mattress.
“I walked out quietly as a result of I normally do not wake him,” Mangra stated. “I did not even understand he nonetheless wasn’t house. After I reached work, I saved calling his cellphone and there was no reply. I began calling my kids however they could not attain him both.”
“Then the hospital referred to as me and stated he died,” she stated, choking again tears.
Mangra knew one thing was off when medical doctors stated her husband died of a coronary heart assault.
“He was a really wholesome individual,” she defined. “I do know he is a robust individual. He by no means complained about abdomen ache, something. I used to be so stunned to listen to (concerning the coronary heart assault).”
She grew extra suspicious when she ready her husband’s funeral.
“On the funeral parlor, after I was placing on his garments, I noticed cuts on his brow and his chin,” she stated. “Any person undoubtedly did this to him.”
Police later informed her that they’re searching for two males who knocked him down and robbed him.
As Mangra fell, he hit his head on a parked automobile, cops stated. The heartless muggers ran off along with his iPhone, his bank cards and money, police stated.
The Mangras have been married for 46 years and have 5 grown kids.
“He was an excellent husband,” the grieving widow stated. “After I would come house, he would at all times be cooking one thing for me.”