RPF COP RESCUES 7 YEAR OLD KID FROM GAP IN PLATFORM AT NAIGAON

Mumbai:A Railway Protection Force ( RPF) constable Sunil Napa ran and saved a seven-year-old boy from falling into the gap between the platform and the track at Naigaon railway station on Friday night.The boy was boarding a Churchgate bound train along with his mother. At around ​2104 hours,the boy got onto the platform number 2 along with his mother. The train had ​just moved and the mother decided to board the second class general compartment near the staircase.

While the mother entered the ​coach​, the boy was left hanging outside. Napa who was on dut​y ran towards the boy and pulled him away to the platform, even​ though​ the train left. The action was captured on the

​CCTV cameras installed on the platform.​​The ​mother and son are seen walking down the staircase​, while the local ​ha​d​ arrived on the platform. When the woman ​was ​ near the train it move
​d and she boarded the coach, leaving her son behind on the platform​​ ​Commuters on the platform also rushed to help Napa. The visibly shaken boy was calmed down, even as his mother who was in the train alighted at Bhayander station and ​she ​returned to Naigaon. The boy did not sustain any injury​,said a RPF official​
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The boy and his mother later headed to their home in Mira Road by boarding 
​the next​ train. Their identities were not revealed
​ by the RPF.​​RPF officials ​said that Napa’s presence of mind saved the life of the ​year old kid ​who could have slipped into the platform gap. Napa was rewarded along with the appreciation letter, said Ravinder Bhakar​, WR CPRO