RAMBAN, Dec 3: A worker of Hospital Development Fund (HDF) was awarded today by SSP Ramban PD Nitya for his bravery.
As per the report, a woman namely Reena Devi wife of Naresh Chand, resident of Mir Pancheri (Udhampur) tried to commit suicide by jumping into Chenab River from Karol Bridge, Ramban on the evening of December 2. While the woman was about to get drowned, she was saved by one person namely Mehrazuddin son of Farooq Ahmad, resident of Karol (Ramban) by showing exemplary courage and swimming skills.
Soon after getting information, a team of police station Ramban reached the spot. The statement of the lady was recorded and accordingly, a case FIR number 210 under Section 498A of IPC was registered at police station Ramban against her husband who forced her to take the extreme step. Further investigation was started.
Today, the Mehraj was awarded by P D Nitya, SSP Ramban in her office for his remarkable courage which led to saving of life of the aggrieved woman. Mehraj was presented a certificate and cash reward for his brave act.
Ramban police has urged the general public to come forward and speak on issues of violence and harrasment of women and report matter to the Women Help Desk of police station Ramban by calling at 9103027124.