CRPF personnel Chetan Cheeta showing signs of improvement

New Delhi [India], Mar. 16 (ANI): In what may be seen as a good news for all, injured Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) Commanding personnel Chetan Cheeta's medical condition has shown some improvement.

Cheeta has now been shifted to normal ward from the Intensive Care Unit (ICU) and is off the ventilator since five days.

"Finally our prayers got answered #ChetanCheeta's condition is improving, shifted to normal ward from ICU & ventilator has been off since 05 days," CRPF's official Twitter handle apprised of the same.

Earlier on March 7, it was reported that Chetan was in critical condition.

The Commandant of the 45 Battalion of the Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF), who sustained multiple wounds during an an encounter with militants in Jammu and Kashmir's Bandipora district on February 14, is admitted at the AIIMS trauma centre.

Chief of Army Staff General Bipin Rawat had also visited the officer to take cognisance of his medical condition.

As many as three army personnel were killed and seven others injured in the encounters in the Hajin area of Bandipora.

One Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terrorist was also killed in the encounter. The Indian Army officers recovered both arms and ammunitions. (ANI)