An Indian Muslim citizen working as a truck driver in the United Arab Emirates became a millionaire overnight.

Of Arab media Reports Mujeeb Charathari, who works in Ajman, United Arab Emirates, won a big ticket raffle worth about 12 million dirhams (about 606.6 million Pakistani rupees).

Mujeeb had bought the ticket on April 22, which was drawn on the second day of Eid.

The millionaire says that his prayers in the month of Ramadan have come to fruition. “I never thought in my life I would become a millionaire.

Mujeeb said, “I am living with great difficulty. I have to repay a lot of debt with this money. I will repay the loan I took for building a house. Now all my affairs are settled.”

Truck driver Mujeeb hails from the Indian state of Kerala and started his career in Saudi Arabia in 1996. He came to the UAE in 2006 and after decades of hard work, his fortune is now bright.