The girl kept her cool amid the crisis and remembered what she saw in metro advertisements.
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“My mother was crying incessantly and I did not know what to do. Suddenly ,I remembered a Metro advertisement that citizens could approach police for help by dialling 100,” she said.
She dialled 100 DNA
When they reached the girl’s house, they found the victim, 37-year-old businessman Rajeev Khanna, was lying smouldering and a mother and daughter were weeping inconsolably .
Khanna has suffered 40% burns but is likely to survive -all. Her mother, Shikha, said:
“She displayed exemplary presence of mind and courage. But the sight of her father trying to commit suicide has left her in shock. We have moved her to a relative’s place to recover.”
Rashi, who studies in Calcutta Public School, showed immense courage.