Hyderabad: A 10-year-old terminally ill boy became Hyderabad police chief for a day on Wednesday.
Sadiq, who is suffering from blood cancer, wanted to be police commissioner for a day and his wish was fulfilled by Hyderabad Police Commisisoner Mahender Reddy.
Claded in a khadi colour uniform and a cap, Sadiq he shone with joy. With a baton tucked under one arm, Sadiq posed for the cameras.
Sadiq, who hails from Karimnagar, has many relatives in the police force. His wish was granted by "Make a Wish Foundation" - a voluntary organization that works for children with life-threatening diseases - that he wanted to be police commissioner.
"I want to maintain peace and catch rowdies," he told reporters on Wednesday.
The boy’s father Mohammed Raheemuddin said, “I am very grateful to the Hyderabad Police and the NGO the way they fulfilled the dream of my ailing son.”
In August, Telangana Chief Minister K. Chandrasekhara Rao visited hospital for a boy who expressed the wish to meet him.