- Ghanaian police officer, Lance Corporal Emmanuel Kwamena Bartels, has helped an expectant mother deliver
- The incident occurred while he was on duty directing traffic at the time
- The woman delivered a baby boy in his car
A kind-hearted police officer identified as Lance Corporal Emmanuel Kwamena Bartels has been showered with enormous accolades after helping an expectant mother deliver her baby in a car.
The brave policeman has received a great deal of praises from social media users for performing the duties of a midwife.
In a video that was aired on Angel 102.9 FM’s Evening News on Thursday, Lance Corporal Bartels said he was stationed at the area to assist in directing traffic when the incident unfolded.
He revealed that he saw the woman by the roadside crying for help because she was in labour.
Bartels said she drew his attention with her loud cry.
“While directing traffic, I saw the woman by the roadside crying for help and drawing lots of attention so I was moved to help her...” he narrated in an interview with Kofi Adomah on Angel FM.
According to him, the husband of the expectant woman had already gone to town to look for a commercial vehicle to transport his wife to the hospital to deliver.
Her hubby was delayed and the police officer was moved with compassion and decided to help.
Watch the incident unfold 30 minutes into the video:
Meanwhile, Legit.ng previously reported that a group of female police officers went beyond the call of duty to help a young lady in labour on Wednesday, February 19.
The woman had gone into labour and was waiting for an ambulance outside the police station when her bundle of joy decided to make an arrival.
The officers, who were identified as Captain Bucyee MaScubu, Sergeant Thulie Ndlovu and Sergeant Nokukhanya Madlala, helped without hesitation.
They assisted the lady and helped deliver the baby.
Social media users hailed the three police officers as heroes and applauded them online.
Thuli Mbambo commented: "That's great may our God bless them."