Govt.'s support is with Chetan Cheeta: Rijiju

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

New Delhi [India], Feb.17 (ANI): Minister of State Home Affairs Kiren Rijiju on Friday said the injured army personnel Chetan Cheeta is being treated by the best doctors and assured that the government would extend its support in every possible way. "Chetan Cheeta is being treated by the best doctors. His condition remains critical. The government will help him in every possible way," Rijiju told media here. Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) commanding officer, Chetan Cheeta, who was injured in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora encounter on Tuesday, responded to treatment at AIIMS trauma centre today. Chetan is currently on ventilator and under strict supervision. He also had acidosis, a medical term for increased acidity in blood and other body tissues. Commandant of the 45 Battalion of CRPF sustained multiple gunshots during the gun battle that took place on February 14 between militants and security forces in the Hajin area of Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora. He was later airlifted to AIIMS trauma centre. As many as three army personnel were killed and seven others injured in the encounter. (ANI)