In what was an extraordinary tale of heroics, a police officer identified as CA Siddalingaiah saved a woman’s life by admitting her at the hospital and then donated blood to her. What happened?
In an unexpected turn of events, a 39-year-old woman was stabbed several times by a stalker and when Girinagar police station inspector of New Delhi came to know this, he rushed to the spot and admitted her to the Victoria hospital. The victim is Tanuja who is a private school teacher. She was stabbed with a knife by the accused identified as Shekar near Hosakerihalli bus stand.
Thankfully, police shifted her to the hospital when she lost a lot of blood and was in critical condition. “It was an emergency and blood had to be given immediately. I informed my superiors that I have the same blood group (AB+) and immediately went to donate blood,” said CA Siddalingiah, Inspector, Girinagar police station.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (South), K Annamalai, said that incredible presence of mind and quick thinking of the inspector saved the victim’s life. He said, adding that the accused had been detained by the police. He then added that the woman’s husband died three years ago.
As per the police investigation, the woman is a widow who takes tuitions. Two of her students were sons of Shekhar, the accused who attacked her with a machete. He was arrested by Bengaluru police. Meanwhile, the police department rewarded Rs 50,000 cash prize to the cop for his bravery and instant action.