Watch: Mumbai Police Rescue Injured Trekker Using ‘Jugaad’ Stretcher
Last Updated: January 29, 2024, 10:53 IST
The injured woman was brought to the base camp in two hours. (Photo Credits: Instagram)
Left with limited options in the rugged landscape, police officers showed their creativity by building a makeshift stretcher out of their tracksuits.
The Mumbai Police Quick Response Team came to rescue an injured woman trekker at Karnala Fort in Raigad district. The incident, captured on video and shared on the official Mumbai Police Instagram handle, shows the team’s swift and effective response to a challenging situation.
Faced with limited options in the rugged landscape, police recruits show their creativity by cleverly curating a makeshift stretcher out of their own tracksuits. The group then began a careful descent, taking the injured woman to base camp. The entire trip lasted approximately two hours, highlighting the dedication of the Quick Response Team.
The post was accompanied by a caption that read, “Quick Response Whatever the Situation!” This post got a lot of attention and was viewed 7 lakh times on the social media platform. The footage reveals the challenging terrain the police recruits had to traverse to reach the injured trekker.
The caption accompanying the post gives more insight into the rescue operation, saying, “With no rescue option available, the recruits made a makeshift stretcher in their tracksuits and carried the injured girl at the base camp in 2 hours. She was transferred to a hospital for medical support.”
The commendable efforts of the Mumbai Police Quick Response Team did not go unnoticed, with the post attracting an outpouring of positive comments from the public. Users expressed their appreciation with comments like “Hats off to all their efforts,” “Mumbai police rocks” and “This is wonderful. Great job by Mumbai police.”
In the comments section, users also expressed their gratitude with heart emojis and applause, emphasizing the collective feeling of gratitude and respect for the heroic actions of the Quick Response Team.
Meanwhile, despite repeated warnings from the Mumbai Police about banning vehicles from stopping in the middle of Atal Setu, these cautionary messages seem to have been ignored, with such incidents becoming more frequent. widespread.
At the end of the week, a user shared two X videos that captured individuals apparently breaking the rules of the recently inaugurated bridge. The first video shows several queues of vehicles parked on the side of the sea bridge, where the occupants can be seen taking pictures. The second video depicts two men sitting on top of a sedan, further highlighting the blatant disregard for established regulations.
In response to the post, the Navi Mumbai Police quickly responded to the issue, assuring the individual that the matter has been escalated to the appropriate authorities. The official tweet stated, “Thank you for contacting Navi Mumbai Police, your complaint has been forwarded to the concerned Traffic Branch.”