The Hush Post | 8:46 pm | One-minute read |
A Uttarakhand Police cop risked his life to save a man from drowning in the River Ganga in Haridwar. The dramatic video was captured on camera. The video has gone viral on the social media and has earned the cop a ton of praise.
Uttarakhand Police tweeted the video narrating the incident. Haryana native Vishal had gone to take a bath at the Kangra Ghat in Haridwar. Suddenly, he slipped into the river and the has strong water current washed him away. Policeman Sunny, who was present at the Ghat, noticed him and sprang into action.
हरियाणा निवासी विशाल #haridwar स्थित कांगड़ा घाट पर नहाने गया था। तभी उसका पैर फिसला और वह गंगा के तेज बहाव में बहने लगा है। इसी दौरान वहां मौजूद #UttarakhandPolice के जवान #सन्नी की नजर उस पर पड़ी। सन्नी ने तत्काल गंगा में कूदकर युवक को कड़ी मशक्कत के बाद सकुशल बचा लिया। pic.twitter.com/g1qhBYKhlF
— Uttarakhand Police (@uttarakhandcops) July 20, 2019
Risking his life, Sunny jumped into the river, got hold of Vishal and held him towards safety. The video, since being shared on July 20, has collected over 8,100 ‘likes’ and more than 2,100 retweets. Social media users have commended Vishal for his bravery.