A male teacher, 54-year-old from Sekolah Kebangsaan Batu Gajah died after falling off the balcony on the first floor of the school building.
According to NST, the incident happened today (Jul 14) at 12.30pm, the teacher was making the final preparations for school reopening tomorrow.
He was believed climbed out of the classroom to the balcony to check whether the sinks in the classrooms working. While stepping on the plastic chair, he slipped and fell from first floor.
Unfortunately, he died on the spot due to the severe head injuries upon hitting the drain where he fell.
The deceased taught Mathematics at the school for the past 17 years. He is survived by 5 children.
Our deepest condolences to the his family. May his soul rest in peace.