Video: Karimnagar hero cop saves accident victim with CPR, wins praise

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  24 Jun 2021 1:15 PM GMT
Video: Karimnagar hero cop saves accident victim with CPR, wins praise

Hyderabad: A Telangana cop gave a second life to a youth whose heart had stopped beating following a road accident. The policeman pumped the victim's chest and performed CPR to revive the 21-year-old. He was later shifted to a hospital.

The incident occurred on Tuesday in Karimnagar town. M.A Khaleel, a police constable in One Town police station, came to the rescue of M.D Abdul Khan after the latter was knocked down by a motorbike and fell unconscious. Realizing that his heartbeat had stopped, Khaleel performed cardiopulmonary resuscitation (CPR).

He continuously pumped Khan's heart. After few minutes, the youth regained his heartbeat. The cop then called an ambulance and shifted him to a hospital. The video of the cop's heroic effort went viral on social media on Wednesday. Netizens showered praise on the officer.

The Telangana director general of police, M. Mahender Reddy, also praised the constable. "Dear Khaleel, the way you have responded to save him deserves every bit of appreciation. Keep up the excellent work," he tweeted.

Karimnagar police commissioner Kamalasan Reddy also appreciated the constable's effort and recommended his name for a life-saving award.

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