This retired couple can only count on their son to come to their aid. They have been stuck in an apartment on the 10th floor for 7 months.
These two retirees are subject to health concernsand yet they have haven’t been able to leave their apartment for 7 months. They live on the 10th floor of a building”rather dilapidated“as indicated in the RTL newspaper of August 13, 2022. The building is located in the district of Paillade in Montpellier. Mohamed and Rahma Ben Dohhou, 78, have health issues. “You can’t see the little kids or anything. They live next door but i can’t go to them. The worst thing is that I’m sick and I can’t go to the doctor. I missed three cancer appointments. I’ve had it up to here“, said Rahma Ben Dohhou. She suffers from breast cancer.
Mohamed Ben Dohhou, the husband, has respiratory failure and claims thathe can’t walk. To help the retired couple stuck in their 10th floor apartment for 7 months, Abdelmadjid, the couple’s son, had to give up everything. Abdelmadjid was a professor of history and geography in Switzerland, specifies RTL. He had to resign to help his parents four months ago. “I left my job, I had to resign. I live on my savings and I help them concretely to do their shopping and to make medical appointments, when one is obliged to postpone them because of the elevator“, did he declare.
A broken elevator that no one has fixed for 7 months
This is the cause of the misfortune of a retired couple of Montpellier and their son. The elevator in the building where the couple lives is down since February. Given their health concerns and their age, Mohamed and Rahma cannot not leave their 10th floor apartment. Feeling left out, Mohamed said: “they are aware that I don’t walk and nobody moves, nobody. the trustee Cytia ensures that the work will be done by the end of September, but no quote has been signed yet and it’s been seven months“.