Viral video: Mumbai cop conquers COVID-19, returns home to a rousing welcome

Updated: May 11, 2020, 19:29 IST | mid-day online correspondent | Mumbai

After Mumbai Police takes to official micro-blogging site to share the inspiring video, netizens shower praises on the cop and the police force

A screengrab of the viral video shows Mumbai Police cop being welcomed home after overcoming COVID-19 battle
A screengrab of the viral video shows Mumbai Police cop being welcomed home after overcoming COVID-19 battle

In an heartening development, a Mumbai policeman attached to the Sahar police station received a grand welcome as he returned home after successfully overcoming coronavirus. The success story of the cop was shared by Mumbai Police on their official Twitter handle on the eve of Mothers Day.

Taking to the micro-blogging site, Mumbai Police shared the inspiring video in which the police constable is seen walking towards his home as his colleagues welcome him by showering flower petals amid chants of 'Bharat Mata Ki Jai'. The video which begins with the text 'Homecoming' talks about the police constable testing positive and undergoing treatment at Seven Hills Hospital in Mumbai.

The 21-seconds video clip then informs netizens that the Sahar police constable successfully defeated COVID-19 infection and how he returned home to a rousing welcome. The video concludes with the Mumbai Police team wishing the constable a healthy life ahead.

Since being shared online, the video has garnered over 200 retweets and about 25,000 views with hundreds of netizens taking to the comments section of the post to shower praise on the Mumbai Police personnel. One user said, "The only god comes in white robes or khaki uniforms.. all other god are useless in these testing times...," while another user commented, "God bless, & best wishes to him & entire police force which is working relentlessly." A third user wrote, "Love u Mumbai police ! Big love from Madrid, Spain!!!"

Earlier, on the eve of Mother's Day, the Mumbai Police paid rich tributes to the mothers of the frontline warriors who have been leading India's fight against the global pandemic. Sharing a heartwarming video, Mumbai Police wished all the mothers with the tagline, "My Aai Strongest."

Here's how netizens reacted to the cop's 'Homecoming':

What do you think of this beautiful video shared by Mumbai Police?

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