Gaighat, January 1 Police Constable Shambhu Thapa stationed at Udayapur District Traffic Police Office was declared the ‘Man of the police’ for the month of Mangsir (mid-November to -December) in Province 1. Thapa was awarded the title for his excellence in traffic police service. Inspector Dinesh Chaudhary at District Traffic Police Office, Uadayapur,  said Thapa was declared an excellent policeman due to his contribution to implementation of traffic rules, and for bringing to book drivers absconding after accident. Inspector Chaudhary said Thapa was the one to take absconding tipper driver and the tipper under control after an accident at Chuhade bazaar of Triyuga Municipality almost one-and-a-half months ago. Likewise, Thapa had provided excellent leadership while controlling a fire at Gaighat bazaar 24 days ago. His leadership in bringing the blaze under control had prevented colossal damage to life and property. Likewise, Constable Thapa was instrumental in putting up hoarding boards related to traffic awareness inside the municipal area.