7-year-old Indian wins $1m in Dubai Duty Free raffle


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Dubai - Three lucky Dubai-based expats won luxury vehicles.

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Published: Tue 17 Mar 2020, 1:32 PM

Last updated: Tue 17 Mar 2020, 11:28 PM

A 7-year-old Indian national living in Ajman became richer by $1 million when his name was drawn at the Dubai Duty Free raffle on Tuesday.

Kapilraj Kanakaraj held ticket 4234 in series 327, which was bought by his father on February 21.

Kanakaraja, the father, hails from Tamil Nadu and has been an Ajman resident for 27 years.

"Words aren't enough to express how I feel today. My family and I are so thankful for this wonderful blessing. Part of the prize money will definitely go to our furniture shop business and for my son's future. Thank you so much Dubai Duty Free for this life changing win!"

Three winners of luxury vehicles were announced as well.

Devaraj Subramaniam, a 57-year-old Indian national based in Dubai won a Mercedes Benz S560 (Diamond White) in Series 1749 with ticket number 1106.

Lady luck also shone on a 38-year-old Filipina based in Dubai. Marie Joy Candalla won a Moto Guzzi V9 Bobber Sport motorbike with ticket number 0112 in Series 402.

Ahmed Saeed Mohd, a 44-year-old Dubai-based Sudanese national, won an Aprilia RSV4 RR (Nero) in Series 403 with ticket number 0642.

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