Puni Mech Paul- an Assam police constable, succumbed to COVID-19 on Wednesday, the police confirmed.

Reportedly, the deceased was also suffering from kidney problems and was admitted to the Assam Medical College and Hospital (AMCH) on July 19.

Mech was stationed in Namrup Police Station

Tweeting about Mecha’s death, Assam police said, “We are saddened to inform that WPC Puni Mech Paul, Namrup PS made the supreme sacrifice while fighting #COVID19.”

“Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and colleagues. The dedication & commitment of those who passed away fighting  #Corona inspires us to serve the people,” the tweet added.


In a tweet, Assam DGP Bhaskar Jyoti Mahanta said, “My thoughts and prayers are with the family and colleagues of WPC Puni Mech Paul. All necessary assistance and help will be extended to the family of our brave #CoronaWarrior.”


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