Guwahati- A woman Police constable of Assam Police Puni Mech Paul succumbed to COVID-19 on Thursday, informed Assam Police through its twitter handle. Paul was working as a constable at Namrup Police Station.
The death of the COVID-19 positive Assam police constable who is survived by her husband and a 9-year-old child is being mourned by the police fraternity of Dibrugarh.
“With heavy hearts we announce the demise of #coronawarrior, WPC Puni Mech Paul posted at Namrup Police Station. She was already fighting with kidney ailments and admitted at AMCH on 19 July. She was found to be COVID+ and succumbed to the illness yesterday. We stand in solidarity with her family and pray for the departed soul”, read a tweet sent out from the handle of the Dibrugarh police.
With heavy hearts we announce the demise of #coronawarrior, WPC Puni Mech Paul posted at Namrup PS. Already fighting kidney ailments, she was found to be COVID+ and succumbed to it yesterday. We stand in solidarity with her family and pray for the departed soul. @assampolice pic.twitter.com/eeaAFtpsmq
— Dibrugarh Police (@dibrugarhpolice) July 23, 2020
Mech, a woman police constable from Namrup, was reportedly suffering from kidney problems and was admitted to the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) on July 19 last. “She was working in the Namrup Police Station when she suddenly fell sick. As she was suffering from kidney ailments for a long time, she was rushed to the AMCH for treatment. She died at the hospital after she went into coma. According to official reports, she died of COVID-19 and co-morbid conditions.