Screenshot from video posted on Twitter by Mumbai Police.
As Mumbai battled torrential rains over the past few days, video clips and information about several incidents in the city flooded Twitter. On Wednesday, Mumbai Police released a video of a police officer rescuing a dog from the floods following heavy rainfall and the internet is overjoyed.
The police officer has been identified as PC Prakash Pawar, who was seen saving the dog after it waded through the floods in Mumbai. “Man’s best friend, found its best friend in PC Prakash Pawar too. #FriendsIndeed,” reads Mumbai Police’s caption of the post that was shared on their official account on Twitter.
Mans best friend, found its best friend in PC Prakash Pawar too. #FriendsIndeed
PC Prakash Pawar received a round of applause on Twitter for his brave act as Mumbai Police’s post has been retweeted over 3,500 times and garnered over 18,000 likes. Several Twitter users thanked the police officer for “saving Man’s Best Friend” while actor Riteish Deshmukh also commended PC Prakash Pawar in a tweet.
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“Big Salute to Prakash. Proud of our police force,” wrote a user while another hailed PC Prakash Pawar as “gems of the force.” And this is absolutely true: “The emotional bond between humans and dogs is historically proven. #Respect @MumbaiPolice we salute you and support you.”
Sample these responses:
Such a lovely gestureGod bless both of them
I so wanted to know the name of this officer ! Thank you so much PC Pawar ! Thank you for caring for all life,not just human @MumbaiPolice thank you for revealing this wonderful officer s name I would want him protecting this city always
Big Salute to Prakash. Proud of our police force
You guys are terrific. God bless
Thank you PC Prakash Pawar. Stay blessed
Thank you for this. I am so sorry for what is happening and for all the people & animals that are suffering. Take care.
Salute to Mumbai Police and cuddle to that little friend.
Faith in humanity restored right there
Incessant rains in Mumbai until two days ago paralysed local trains in the city apart from flooding the streets. Moderate showers were predicted in the city by the Indian Meteorological Department on Thursday.