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Call of duty: Noida Traffic cop goes out of way to help stranded women reach home

Press Trust of India  |  Noida (UP) 

A Traffic went out of his way to help a woman and her daughter, stranded on a lonely road here at night, after their car's tyres got punctured.

(30) got a to have the punctures in both the rear tyres fixed and even offered a spare kept in his vehicle.

When it was found that only one of the punctured rear tyres could be repaired, and the spare wheel in the woman's car could not be used, he gave the spare from his vehicle.

Kumar, later, escorted the women till their locality in Greater Noida, ensuring their safety.

In a letter to the Traffic Police, retired V P Sharma conveyed his gratitude to the policeman, thanking him for helping his daughter and granddaughter, who got stranded while returning to Greater after visiting him at a hospital.

(retd) Sharma said he was hospitalised in after a minor surgery when his daughter (46) and granddaughter (21) visited to see him on October 6.

They left for Greater Noida around 8 pm but after around 15 minutes they lost their way and landed up on a lonely road with many potholes, he said, adding that his granddaughter who was driving the car realised that the vehicle was "not going straight".

"She stopped the car, got down and noticed that both the rear wheels had punctures. They were scared and stood by the side of the vehicle.A number of people passed by but no one stopped," Sharma said in a letter to the

Soon, Kumar, who happened to be passing by from there stopped and offered assistance, saying he was from the Department.

"After confirming that both the tyres were tubeless, Kumar went in his own transport and brought a man who could fix the punctures. They then realised that only one tyre could be repaired. They tried the spare tyre but that too happened to be unserviceable.

"He offered the spare wheel from his own vehicle and after ensuring that everything was okay, he guided them right up to their colony in Greater Noida," Sharma wrote.

Saying that he was "totally impressed" by Kumar's "dedication to duty", the veteran recommended special recognition and reward for the who went "out of the way to help two stranded ladies on a lonely Noida road".

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

First Published: Fri, October 12 2018. 17:15 IST
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