Express news service
T’PURAM: Anie Siva never thought she would become a police officer when she sold lemonade and ice cream to tourists at the Varkala Sivagiri ashram ten years ago.
Anie, 31, joined Varkala Police Station as a probation sub-inspector on June 25.
Although she joined the police service as a civilian officer in 2016, she considers this new responsibility of Deputy Inspector to be a tremendous accomplishment.
She said: “Today I am a deputy police inspector in the same place where I lived ten years ago, selling ice cream and lemonade for the pilgrimage of Varkala Sivagiri. How can I avenge yesterdays more bigger than that, ”she wrote on Facebook.
Her post has already been shared by many on social media platforms and has gone viral.
When The new Indian express got in touch with Anie, she was taking an investigative exam.
Raising a child on her own, Annie recalled how her “life partner” had left her when she was only 19 years old. She added that she could not return to her family as they were against her marriage at the age of 18. She had a six month old baby when she returned home and was asked to live in a temporary shed near her grandmother’s house.
Moving from place to place with her son Shivasurya, Anie changed her life for good.
“I first started selling curry powder and soap. I later became an insurance agent. Then I used to deliver essential items to people at their homes while traveling on a motorbike and I had the money to complete my degree in sociology, ”added Anie. .
In 2014, she joined a training center in Thiruvananthapuram to take the examination for the post of sub-inspector and the post of policewoman.
After completing three years as a policewoman, she took the SI selection test in 2019 and was selected.
After nearly a year and a half of training, she joined as a trainee sub-inspector.
She took to social media and announced “It was truly an achievement.”
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