Source: Humans Of India
She was arrested and brought to police station for stealing a purse. The lady constable slapped her but she didn’t utter a single word. It took me no time to understand the pain behind her silence. I followed her in the slum dwelling and found that her husband was suffering from severe typhoid fever. I took him to the doctor, purchased some medicines and donated a month’s salary and that was the happiest moment of my life.
The quicker we judge, the more prone we are to fall into committing a moral crime. If he had just let her go with the abuse she was meted out by the lady constable, who was unaware of the other side, the policeman too would have been part of a moral crime. Everyone has a different story to tell, if only we care to listen.