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Meet Shivaji Park police station’s snake busting Cop

Constable Murlidhar Jadhav from Shivaji Park police station with the deadly Spectacled Cobra that he caught at Bandra

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Do you know, Murlidhar Jadhav, 35, a constable attached to Shivaji Park police station is an a snake busting cop. Whenever there is a snake spotted, he gets a call to catch it. He has rescued more than 2500 snakes till date and that also without chargind any fee. Incredible isn’t it. He rescues about 4 snakes on a daily basis. Jadhav has started rescuing snakes from the age of 10 and learnt all the ropes of the trick when he himself was a snake bite victime at 8 years old.

It may be hard to believe but Shivaji Park police station, which is in the heart of the city, is the first place to be intimated whenever a snake sighting is reported.
– via The Asian Age

Research Source

http://m.dailyhunt.in/news/india/english/asian-age-epaper-asianage/police-constable-doubles-up-as-snake-rescuer-newsid-46520220

http://www.afternoondc.in/city-news/at-30-this-cop-has-rescued-over-2500-snakes/article_143020

http://mumbaimirror.indiatimes.com/2015-heroes/providing-care/Murlidhar-Sharawan-Jadhav-Protecting-the-pythons/mumbaihero/49159869.cms

 

 

 

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