In 20 days, three cops seriously injured in road accidents on duty
THREE UT police officers, seriously injured in the performance of their duties, were admitted to PGIMER and underwent multiple surgeries. While two of them, Deepak and Harsh Kumar, were run over by fast vehicles while performing traffic chores, a female police officer, Papita, on money protection duty, was almost crushed between two vehicles carrying money that belonged to the Reserve Bank of India (RBI). Both of her legs were seriously injured. While Papita encountered the tragic traffic accident on September 6, Constable Deepak was injured near Beat Box Police in Sector 36 on September 23. UT Police Cycle Squad Police Chief Harsh Kumar was injured on the cycle path near the area. 45 September 24.
Officer Papita has had at least seven surgeries since then, and more are in progress. She said, “My left leg was completely still. But now there is a sensation in my left leg. Although both my legs were seriously injured, the left leg suffered a maximum of injuries. I am grateful to my senior officers and the police for covering the cost of my treatment. After an hour-long rescue operation, uncertainty still hung over her fate, as she pulled out of the remains of the front body of the truck. She continues to be admitted to the PGI.
Agent Deepak, who was stationed near Sector 36 Beat Box, was run over by a fast car. He sustained serious head injuries. He too was rushed to PGI and underwent surgery on his head. “Doctors managed to remove a large blood clot from the head, but Deepak is still under observation. His behavior is unusual. Sometimes he starts shouting about his naka homework. The doctors told us that he will be perfectly fine in a few days, ”said a close friend of Deepak. He was admitted to the neurosurgery department.
“Harsh is said to be stable, but doctors told us it would take Harsh at least a year to fully recover from his jaw and bone injuries. Immediately after the incident, Harsh was rushed to GMCH-32. Today we took him to PGI for his jaw surgery. Harsh’s treatment has cost around Rs 50,000 so far. The police service is cooperating with us. They donated around Rs 15,000 for the treatment. Senior officers are cooperating, ”said Deepak Kumar, Harsh’s older brother.
DSP Jaswinder Singh of Children Traffic Park (CTP), Sector 23, said: “These incidents, especially on traffic nakas, are an alarming call. We advised police personnel at each briefing to stop vehicles and take all precautions. “