The health condition of Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Govardhan Kolekar, who was critically injured in last week's riots in city and was shifted to the Bombay Hospital in Mumbai, has reportedly improved, doctors said.
Mr Kolekar was critically injured after a heavy stone hit his throat during the riots in Motikaranja locality of city in the wee hours of Saturday. He was admitted at the local Cigma hospital and later shifted to Mumbai through air ambulance.
Due to the attack, his larynx (voice box) was badly damaged and after surgery here, he was shifted to Mumbai. He was on ventilator in the Bombay Hospital.
After removal of ventilator support by the hospital doctors, he has been responding to the medical treatment, however, it will take at least two weeks to reduce the swelling of his throat.
Though he cannot talk at present due to swelling, he was communicating with others through writing on papers, doctors added.
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