Tanuja, a teacher, was reportedly stabbed by a man, whose sons the victim was tutoring.

Bengaluru police inspector team rewarded for promptly saving woman who was stabbed
news Award Sunday, March 17, 2019 - 10:04

Girinagar Police Station Inspector CA Siddalingaiah, who made headlines for saving a woman after was stabbed on Thursday, has been rewarded by the State Police Chief Neelamani N Raju. Commending his bravado, Director General and Inspector General of Police Neelamani N Raju gave away a cash prize of Rs 25,000 and a certificate of commendation on Saturday. “This officer is an example for others,” she said.

On Thursday, around 4.30 pm, Siddalingaiah and his team were patrolling a stretch as part of the poll preparedness when a biker informed him that a woman was bleeding heavily from the streets. The victim, 40-year-old Tanuja, is a teacher at Eshwari Primary and High School in Hosakerehalli. When the police team reached the spot, a crowd had already gathered thinking that Tanuja had already succumbed to the injuries.

The inspector rushed her to a private hospital in an autorickshaw after tying a cloth around her stomach to prevent further bleeding. Upon reaching the hospital, he also volunteered to donate blood so that she could undergo surgery.

Bengaluru City Police Commissioner T Suneel Kumar also gave a cash prize of Rs 50,000 to the entire team, including Siddalingaiah, sub-inspector KL Vinay, ACP Valipasha.  

“The inspector and his team have done a great job. This kind of act will render a positive image of the police department. DG and IGP have also appreciated inspector Siddalingaiah and has announced a Rs 25,000 reward. I have given another award of Rs 50,000 to the team, including Siddalingaiah and sub-inspector Vinay, who saved the woman’s life by quickly reacting to the situation.” Suneel Kumar said,

TNIE reported that Tanuja, who was later treated at the ICU in Victoria Hospital, is now stable.

Tanuja was reportedly stabbed by Shekhar after she refused his advances. Tanuja was giving private tuition classes to two of Shekhar’s sons. Shekhar is now in police custody,






Become a TNM Member for just Rs 999!
You can also support us with a one-time payment.