BENGALURU: The city police on Sunday rewarded a traffic police sub-inspector for deftly allowing an ambulance to Amove ahead of President Pranab Mukherjee’s convoy. Police sub-inspector Nijalingappa, from Ulsoor traffic police station was deployed at Tin Factory on Saturday to oversee the movement of the President Mukherjee’s convoy.
The convoy was heading towards Rajbhavan, when Nijalingappa spotted an ambulance trying to go towards a private hospital at HAL. Nijalingappa, who realised the patient was in a critical condition sought permission from senior officials to allow the ambulance ahead of the convoy. The city police commissioner on Sunday rewarded PSI Nijalingappa for his initiative and tweeted the same. Tweeple from the city were quick to commend the quick thinking traffic cop.