Astro captures 1965 incident when a Sikh police constable saves Malay boy from drowning

In 1965, a 21 year-old Sikh police constable unwrapped the turban he was wearing to save a 14-year old Malay student fro...

In 1965, a 21 year-old Sikh police constable unwrapped the turban he was wearing to save a 14-year old Malay student from drowning in a river in Parit Buntar, Perak.

“This is the first time I have ever used my turban to save a life,” Constable Sohan Singh was quoted in the Straits Times report entitled ‘Drowning boy saved by turban’ that appeared 23 January 1965....

....“This is the first time I have ever used my turban to save a life,” he said after the rescue.

Malik said he was fishing when “something big” grabbed his book and pulled him into the river. TURBAN – NOTE: The average length of a turban in six yards.

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