Puri: Exhibiting extraordinary humanity, a Railway Protection Force (RPF) ASI has saved the life of a monkey.

ASI BK Bal, while engaged in station patrolling on Monday morning, found a monkey in the middle of the track. The monkey was seriously injured and was struggling for his life. Bal rescued the animal and made arrangements for his treatment.

Bal, while on duty engaged in station patrolling by using Segway to prevent criminal activities against railway properties, noticed one monkey caming across the over head electric wires had fallen on the middle of the track. Due to the electric shock the monkey had sustained serious burn injuries.

The ASI immediately shifted the injured monkey to safer place by the side of the track with the assistance of an duty RPF colleague P.K.Ojha. Further he contacted the Puri forest officials and veterinary hospital for providing medical assistance to save life of above injured wildlife. A team of forest officials shifted the injured monkey to the hospital.

The condition of the monkey is now stable.