Tuesday, February 25, 2020

World's oldest dad who had son at 96 dies in house fire

The world’s oldest dad has died in a house fire aged 104. Ramjeet Ragav hit international headlines back in 2010 when he was awarded the title of world's oldest dad, aged 94, after fathering son Vikramjeet with wife Shakuntala, 60.

He broke his own record again In October 2012 by fathering another son Ranjeet - when he was 96.

The couple even claimed to have s.e.x three times a night in their hut in Kharkhoda, Sonipat, outside the Indian capital of New Delhi.

Ten years on the former wrestler has died alone in hospital after he was badly burned reportedly when his bed caught fire after he had a smoke.

Neighbour Subodh heard his calls for help on February 11 and ran to his home.

He said: "I saw smoke coming from his home and then I heard him calling for help. I ran over and saw him lying on the floor on fire.

"I splashed water on him and helped him to my vehicle before I took him straight to the local hospital.

"Doctors gave him immediate treatment. His left side was badly burnt. But the doctors there referred him to another hospital in Rohtak so I took him and admitted him before I went home.

"The following day I was told he had died."

He was cremated by his community in Sonipat, Haryana, on February 13.