Bank of India honours courage and off-duty selfless service of Police Constable Ms. Sheetal Pol


By Vivek K Mob: 00919820310487 E-mail:

Bank of India felicitated Ms. Sheetal Pol for her bravery, her in-depth commitment to public service and selflessness in stepping in, off-duty, to serve a citizen in distress. By Shri T. Sudhakar (Zonal Manager-Mumbai South Zone), Shri Shalil Patil (Dy. ZM), Shri Aurobindo Bhowmick (AGM) and 40 ladies staff members of the Zone at the felicitation function of Ms. Pol.

A 25 years old Female Police Constable Ms. Sheetal Pol was heading home from CST Station after bandobast duty at an Arts Festival on a Sunday night around 9.30 p.m. ( 08/02/2014 ). A robber barged into the ladies compartment of Panvel bound Harbour local and snatched Sion resident Smt. Meena Dhokate’s 33.5 gm Gold Mangalsutra worth Rs.1 lac and jumped off. Smt. Dhokate raised an alarm and Ms. Sheetal Pol who was on the same train chased and soon overpowered the robber Santosh Kasalkar (23). She hauled him to the CST GRP Outpost.

Ms. Pol who was off-duty chose to jump off the train and chase the robber and in the process suffered some injuries and was hospitalized for 3 days.


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