Community Policing Mumbai Style

by duncanr

flower-powerusually, when cops arrive at one’s doorstep unannounced, it’s a cause for alarm, but not for octogenarian Mumbai resident Lalita Subramanyam – for the cops, armed with cake and flowers, were there to mark her 83rd birthday

Mumbai police have a . . .

dedicated helpline 1090 for senior citizens. Senior citizens living alone call the helpline if they require any help, or, sometimes, just because they are feeling lonely.

In addition, local stations keep a list of ‘senior citizens requiring care and protection‘ in their area and keep an eye out for them

Subramanyam has been living on her own for the past 25 years and this is not the first time local cops have helped celebrate her birthday

full story here – http://tinyurl.com/z57dqke

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