PCR men form human chain to rescue seventy-year-old woman in drain
New Delhi: The brave and courageous efforts of the PCR staff of Delhi Police saved the life of a 70-year-old mentally unstable woman in Ranhola, Outer Delhi. Four policemen made a human chain by stretching their hands to reach out to the old woman who fell in a drain and was naval deep into the surrounding bog.
At around 3:30 pm on Tuesday evening, a PCR van was alerted by a local that a 70-year-old has accidentally fallen in the drain. Without wasting a single second, Sub Inspector Joginder and driver constable Neeraj rushed to the spot. They soon reached the spot where the woman was seen naval deep in the drain and was entangled in the bog in which she was slowly sinking.
Realising the gravity of the situation, the two quickly prepared for the rescue. Fortunately, another PCR van was passing by and was asked for help by the two policemen. The staff of the other PCR comprising of Head Constable Sunil and driver Satish soon got down for the rescue. The four policemen then formed a human chain holding hands to reach out to the woman who was sinking in slowly. "I got down while holding hands of the other policemen and tried to reach the old woman stuck in the bog. Fortunately, I succeeded in getting hold of her hand and with the combined effort pulled her out," said PCR driver Neeraj.
Sub Inspector Joginder said, "After the woman was rescued we knew it was cold and her wet clothes might make her sick. We then asked some local woman to give her clothes. We even cleaned her and with the help local woman and then finally handed her over to the local police station," said Sub Inspector Joginder. The woman was a local resident and was identified as Kamla. She was later handed over to her family. They said that she just strayed and fell in the drain.