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Sadiq, a 10-year-old terminally ill boy, became Hyderabad’s police commissioner for a day

Oct 16, 2014 15:15 IST

Sadiq, a 10-year old terminally ill boy became Hyderabad Police Commissioner for a day. His long cherished dream to serve as Police Commissioner was fulfilled by Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy on 15 October 2014.

His last wish was fulfilled by the help of an NGO, Make a Wish Foundation that decided to fulfill Sadiq’s dream on humanitarian ground.

Ten-year-old Sadiq who hails from Peddapalli, Karimnagar is suffering from life-threatening cancer and is undergoing treatment at state-run MNJ Institute of Oncology.

The terminally ill boy entered the office in a Khaki uniform and a cap and occupied the chair of Hyderabad police commissioner for a day, while Hyderabad Police Commissioner Mahender Reddy and other senior officers swiftly saluted him.

Before assuming the office, Sadiq was given a ceremonial welcome by the police when he arrived at the Commissioner’s Office.

Dream of Sadiq
Ten-year-old Sadiq who hails from Peddapalli, Karimnagar dreamt of sitting on the Police Commissioner’s chair and by sitting on the desk he wanted to sign important files, give instructions to the orderliness. He also wanted to catch thieves and uphold the rule of law.

Sadiq is son of Mohd. Raheemuddin and his three uncles are serving in army while two works in police department in Karimnagar, Telangana (29th state of India).


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