The Superintendent of Kasba police station saved the life of an ailing 66-year-old man. 

Bijoy Mukherjee, a resident of Kasba, had returned home from hospital about a week ago after undergoing treatment. However, his health condition deteriorated after he returned from hospital. Binoy Mukherjee lives with his wife, Kumkum, and their son works abroad. 

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On Thursday (October 29), his wife dialed a few doctors, requesting them to attend him. But since none of them was ready to visit the two, a relative called up the Kasba police station, seeking help.

Kasba police station officer-in-charge Saikat Neogi immediately took up the case and asked SI Gourav Bhattacharya to visit the patient with a doctor. The SI called Jopan Chakma, a general physician, and took him to the patient’s home. 

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On examining, the doctor found the patient was weak and showed imbalance in his sodium-potassium levels. The patient felt better after he was given medication. The doctor felt there was no need for hospital admission.

Binoy Mukherjee’s wife and the doctor thanked the SI for helping the patient in times of medical emergency.