COVID-19 has infected a lot of policemen in the state. While discharging their duties, they often run the risk of getting infected by the deadly contagion.
Another policeman of the state has tested positive for COVID-19. Identified as Charu Mech, he is from Howraghat.
Mech is a member of the 9th Assam Police Battalion (APB). He was under home quarantine at Howraghat.
Many Assam police personnel have so far been infected by the virus.
ADGP (Law and Order) GP Singh had tweeted in this regard on July 20. he wrote, “July 20th 2020 – @assampolice 912 personnel have tested positive till date out of whom 531 have recovered. We’ve unfortunately lost two colleagues till date. 884 Cops are under quarantine while 64 have rejoined duty.”