A 23 year old Nepali youth has passed away in Sydney after succumbing to his injuries. The decaesed, identified as Amit Karki was a student, and had arrived in Sydney from Nepal four years ago.
Karki had been admitted to Kogarah based St. George Hospital in the early morning hours of 21st March, 2020 (o3:45 a.m.) following an incident in Hurstville.
According to police reports, the incident had occurred after two groups of Nepali people indulged in a bar fight. Although security people escorted both groups outside the premises, they continued their fight.
Unfortunately, Amit Karki fell off a grass embankment (nearly 3 metres) on Railway Parade. Emergency services were called, and Karki was taken to the hospital with a severe head injury. He was placed on life support in a critical and unstable condition. Another youth also sustained injuries to his face, however is out of danger.
Meanwhile, other members involved in the fight have been taken in police custody. A police investigation is ongoing.
NRN Australia’s speaker, Nanda Gurung has expressed grief over the unfortunate event. In a message on Facebook, he has told other members of the community to not involve themselves in such senseless fights.