Mohammed Arif, a man who left for Jammu & Kashmir on a cycle from Mumbai to meet his very seriously ill father. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) helped him to meet his father. CRPF helped Mohammed Arif’s father to be airlifted for treatment to Jammu. Gujarat Police personnel also helped Mohammed Arif by putting him on a truck to cover his remaining journey after he reached Gujrat on Sunday.
The CRPF company deployed in J&K to control terrorism, airlifted a patient to a hospital located in Jammu to help his son.
‘I just want to reach home’
CRPF got to know about the journey of Mohammed Aarif from Mumbai to Rajouri in Jammu and Kashmir, a distance of almost 2,200 kilometers through media when they decided to help him.
Central Reserve Police Force official said Aarif, a resident of Panjgrain village, Rajouri district, J&K, working in Mumbai, came to know that his father is in a very serious condition. Aarif wanted to meet his father in any condition but there were no means of transport due to lockdown. So he decided to leave Mumbai for Rajouri on a bicycle.
CRPF personnel shifted Wazir Hussain, father of Aarif, to the hospital where he is under treatment for BP. The CRPF doctors are in contact with the doctors at District Hospital, Rajouri. He added with the help of some local Gujrat policemen Aarif reached.
A watchman from Mumbai who left for Jammu and Kashmir on a cycle to be with his critically ill father four days ago has finally received some help from the authorities.
Mohammed Arif (36), who works as a security guard at Libra Tower in Mumbai’s Bandra West area, said that Gujrat police offered him help and put him in a truck that will take him ahead on his journey. He added that he cycled all night, even he was getting several threating calls from officers who were discouraging him from going forward because of the lockdown. Arif was surviving on biscuits and water as only grocery shops were open along the way. Gujrat Police also offers food to him. Without their help it would not be possible for him to reach J&K during lock down period.
Meanwhile, officers of CRPF went to Arif’s home in Rajouri district and took his father, and shifted him to Narayana Hospital in Katra.