Grand salute: Policewoman from Pune rescues newborn abandoned in garbage dump
API Madhura Korane of Bharati Vidyapeeth Police Station, PuneTwitter

Grand salute: Policewoman from Pune rescues newborn abandoned in garbage dump

API Madhura Korane of Bharati Vidyapeeth Police Station on Thursday rescued a newborn baby who was abandoned in a garbage dump in Pune's Katraj area

Pune: Harsh working hours and rough elements of society often force police personnel to shed the softer side of human nature but some extraordinary officers remain fearless by the situations to continue working. Meet Assistant Police Inspector Madhura Korane whose work suits perfectly the aforementioned lines.

API Madhura Korane of Bharati Vidyapeeth Police Station on Thursday rescued a newborn baby who was abandoned in a garbage dump near Katraj area. They rushed the baby to a hospital on patrolling bikes. The baby is stable and currently under observation.

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Maharashtra Home Minister Anil Deshmukh while lauding the cop on his Facebook wrote, “I, as head of the police family, feel proud of API Madhura Korane from Bharati Vidyapeeth police station, who took a one-day-old baby abandoned in the garbage to the hospital and saved a life. I can’t thank her enough for all that she has done to save the child’s life.”

HOW DID IT HAPPEN

While narrating the entire incident Korane said, “At 5 am, police received a call, stating they heard the cry of a baby from a dump of garbage. With three beat marshals, I rushed to the spot. We found the newborn baby, who was trembling and crying.”

Korane further informing said, “The baby seems to one or two days old thus we decided to take him to the hospital. We went on the bikes as the patrol car was on the other location. We covered the baby and asked the patrolling car to take us to the hospital. We rushed the baby to Sassoon Hospital.”

The baby is under medical observation and is stable. The police have launched a case and are searching for the parents of the baby.

Beat marshals Dnyaneshwar Shinde, Vijay Dudhale and Avadhoot Jamdade were part of the operation.

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