RAF police constable injured in I-Day parade rehearsal

Kolkata: A lady constable of the Kolkata Police Rapid Action Force (RAF) was injured today after falling from a bike during an Independence Day parade rehearsal on Red Road here, police said.

“The lady constable had a very minor abrasion on her left knee following the accident. She was taken to the SSKM hospital where she was treated and then discharged,” a police officer said.

The city witnesses grand Independence Day celebrations every year on Red Road with police officers, members of the civil society, social organisations and school children taking part in the parade, and Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee hoisting the national flag.