Sullia: Sub-inspector leads by example, fills up killer pothole

Daijiworld Media Network - Sullia (MS)

Sullia, Aug 9: The hands that usually hold a lathi for disciplining miscreants and law-breakers, held a hoe and filled a pothole. This rare incident, which is being lauded by public, took place in the town.

Sullia police sub-inspector Manjunath took all the materials and tools required to fill a huge pothole near Peraje on Mani-Mysuru road and filled the pothole himself. The public who witnessed this selfless service by the cop clicked the video of his work which is now going viral on social sites.

Since many days, a huge pothole on the road near Peraje was causing inconvenience to motorists and also inviting danger. Drivers had expressed their grievance with concerned authorities. This news reached sub-inspector Manjunath. He took cement, hoe, pickaxe and other tools and went to the spot of the pothole.

The public was surprised when they saw the sub-inspector himself doing all the work of filling the pothole with assistance from his jeep driver. One or two from the public even helped the sub-inspector in this noble deed.

The concern for the society shown by Manjunath, sub-inspector of police of Sullia station, is being appreciated by one and all.