New Delhi: Days after a commuter was caught between the doors of a Metro train and dragged to the next station, a Delhi Metro guard sustained injuries on his leg at Rajiv Chowk metro station on Saturday around 11am when he fell on the track at Rajiv Chowk station while trying to save a child from falling.

The guard has been identified as 22-year-old Hemant Kumar. He was admitted to Ram Manohar Lohia Hospital. However, he was released from hospital after treatment. Another guard Rajeshwer also sustained minor injuries in the incident.

A complaint has been lodged at Metro police station against DMRC.

Four-year-old Aditya is the son of Indirapuram-based businessman Gyanchand Seth.

Passengers said that the driver didn’t stop the train to ensure that the boy and guard was okay before proceedings towards Vaishali.

According to DMRC officials, Aditya started walking towards the track and was on the edge of the platform when a guard saved him, but ended up on the track himself.

Meanwhile, Anuj Dayal, DMRC spokesperson refused to admit that boy’s leg got caught between Metro car doors. He said, “The incident took place when he (Aditya) was reaching out his parents, who were inside the metro car.”

Earlier on Friday, 20-year-old woman survived after falling 14 feet from metro station on the Dilshad Garden-Rithala Red line.

On January 24, a 26-year-old man escaped death after he allegedly jumped in front of a metro train at the Chandni Chowk metro station.

On January 29, 30-year-old man Soni Kumar’s hand got stuck between the doors of a Metro train, and was dragged from Janakpuri West to Janakpuri East. The DMRC officials tests failed to reveal what had gone wrong.

(JPN/Bureau)