A crime branch constable in the city got a rousing welcome from residents of his society after he was successfully treated for Covid19. Bhaviksinh Dhabi, a resident of Bhavna Society in Ranip has been living in the area for over 25 years now and is quite known among the residents
Dhabi had tested positive after a PSI Sanjay Desai of the Crime Branch also tested positive for the disease on May 3. Dhabi was then admitted to the SVP hospital in the city while his wife and son were put under home quarantine. While his wife and son later tested negative, Dhabi had to spend time in hospital to get treated .
On Thursday, on his return, residents shouted Bharat Mata ki Jay and showered flower petals on him. The cop who was touched by the gesture thanked the residents for their rousing welcome.
Cops who form the frontline of Covid19 fighters in the state are at risk of contracting the disease as they try to implement the strict lockdown in the state. Several cops also tested positive after the accused they nabbed in some cases tested positive. By mid April alone 24 cops had tested positive for the diseases in Ahmedabad. Many of them were those who were posted on duty at high-risk containment zones.