35-year-old man from Borivali climbs electric tower near Kasara railway station twice, rescued | Mumbai news

A team of locals rescued a 35-year-old man by persuading him to come down from an electric tower next to an overhead wire near the Kasara railway tracks on Wednesday morning; The person is mentally ill and a resident of Borivali

On Wednesday morning, a team of locals managed to rescue a 35-year-old man who was climbing twice a day from a tower next to a wire near the Kasar railway tracks.

The person is mentally ill and a resident of Borivali. It took 45 minutes for locals and railway officials to bring him down. At that time, there was no train on the route, so a big disaster was missed.

Shyam Dhumal, one of the rescuers, said, “The man first climbed the electricity tower attached to the high tension wire at 7 am. He just smiled and waved and didn’t say a word. We tried to tell him to get down but he didn’t budge for 45 minutes. We offered him tea and biscuits and tried to persuade him to come down. Finally came down. At 10 am, when he was stable, the Railway Protection Force made him board a CST-bound train.

However, he got down before the train left and climbed the same tower again.

An officer of Kasara RPF said, “The tower is 10-15 feet high. Fortunately, no train passed due to delayed services. He was in a position to fall down anytime. Moreover, the tower is located near a high-tension wire. Locals and our officer climbed the tower and brought him down. We checked his phone and asked his parents to come to Kasar to pick him up. They were looking for him in different places and no one knew how he reached here.

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