Chandigarh: Haryana Director General of Police (DGP), Manoj Yadava on Monday announced a cash reward of Rs10,000 each for ASI Shamsher Singh and Home Guard Devender, who rescued a woman from drowning in a canal in Faridabad district.
Congratulating both the police personnel for their exemplary courage, the DGP said that bravehearts of Haryana Police has always protects the others by risking their own lives. Recently in year 2019, ACP, Faridabad Mr Moji Ram had rescued a youth from drowning in Yamuna canal. Similarly, Constable Narender had also showed indomitable courage while being on duty and saved the life of a woman drowning in canal in Panipat district. He said that Haryana Police has earned a good name at the national level by the dint of its dedication, courage and bravery.
Giving further details, a spokesperson of Haryana Police said that both ASI Shamsher Singh and Home Guard Devender were on routine patrolling duty near BPTP bridge in the district. During this, a woman who got off from an auto, stepped quickly to reach bridge and jumped into the canal. Immediately after spotting her, both the personnel quickly jumped into action to save her from drowning. They pulled her out and upon finding her unconscious; she was rushed to a nearby hospital. She was later referred to a hospital in Delhi.
In recognition of their bravery and life saving act, Commissioner of Police, Faridabad Mr K.K. Rao had also honoured ASI Shamsher Singh and Home Guard Devender with cash reward of Rs 5000 each and a commendation certificate.