The police collected cash after the fire broke out in the laborer’s house. Nagpur News – Times of India

Nagpur: Police from Venkatapur Sub Police Station Of Aheri Taluka In South Gadchiroli The shattered shockers of remote Lankachen village became Good Samaritans for the family after their house and belongings were completely gutted in a massive fire on Sunday. The police also collected Rs 14,700 in cash and some household items among themselves to ensure the family survives till the shock and loss is over.
Besides Rs 28,000 in cash, the poor family also lost crop grain in the flames this season, depriving them of their only source of income. The family’s clothes and bedding were also burnt in the fire that started with a lamp lit on the altar.
Police from Venkatapur sub-police station, along with their counterparts from the State Reserve Police, came to the rescue of the Shadak family, whose earning members are laborers working in the fields and other places. Their documents, such as Aadhaar, PAN card and some others were also damaged for government benefits.
Police Sub-Inspector (PSI) Milind Kumbhar along with his associate PSI Sanjay Kulare contacted his associates and appealed to the shocking family to come forward to help. “The police did whatever they could with their salary, which totaled Rs 14,700,” Kumbhar said, adding that SDPO Amol Thakur encouraged him to collect both cash and kind to support Shadak. “Under the Gadchiroli police scheme of SP Ankit Goyal’s ‘Ddalora Khidki’, we will ensure to replace his duplicate Aadhaar, PAN card and such documents,” the PSI said.
Kumbhar said the police wholeheartedly donated their new and old clothes, rations and other items of daily use, including food and drink, which they could have left. “Some women policemen like Ashwini Warangantiwar took the initiative to collect clothes for Shadak’s wife and daughter-in-law,” Kumbhar said.