LEMMI, Jun 10: The first ‘black belt’ from Pakke Kessang district and a leading karateka, Tacho Techi Tara breathed his last at District Hospital, Seppa on Wednesday after prolonged illness.
Late Tacho, son-in-law of former minister Hari Natung, has left behind one son and two daughters.
Meanwhile, the Pakke Kessang District Olympic Association (PKDOA) has deeply mourned the demise of the senior karateka of the district.
PKDOA secretary general Tate Tayam, in a condolence message today, said that late Tacho, a resident of Passa village, was the first black belt holder in karate from the district.
While extending heartfelt condolence to the bereaved family, Tayem said that the untimely demise of the top karateka has created a vacuum, which he said is an irreparable loss to the sports fraternity.
Further, he prayed for eternal peace of the departed soul.