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Haryana policeman saves man from drowning

IANS  |  Gurugram 

A policeman, posted with the Crime Branch, on Sunday saved a man from drowning in a canal, police said.

According to a senior police officer, of Sector 39, headed by its chief Rajkumar, were on its way to conduct a raid in

The team saw a man drowning in the in area and people gathered there were shouting for help to rescue the man.

"Lukman Khan, who was part of the Crime Branch team, took off his uniform and jumped into the canal and saved the man," the police said in a statement in

"Khan will be soon awarded with a cash prize and an appreciation letter," the said, quoting Gurugram's of

The rescued man was identified as Mangal Singh, a resident of Sihi village in Faridabad.

Police were investigating how Singh fell into the canal.



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First Published: Sun, August 12 2018. 18:38 IST