Kuala Lumpur: They said that ‘Whenever God gives it makes a shed’ and yes And it has been proved true for an Indonesian man who became a millionaire overnight after he found a piece of meteorite worth around 1.4 million pounds (76,01,252RM) from the roof of his house.
According to reports, the 33-year-old Josua Hutagalung, who is a coffin maker in North Sumatra, became overnight richer after he sold this priceless item for over 1 million pounds to a US-based collector, storing it at the Centre for Meteorite Studies at Arizona State University.
Speaking to ‘The Sun’ Josua said that a stone fell from the sky at midnight in August that had shaken his entire house and broken his tin roof.
He further said that he found a warm 2.1kg piece of stone while searching on the roof.
However, Josua did not reveal the price of the meteorite but the sum is believed to be over 1 million pounds which is 4.5 billion years old.