JAMMU : Fifty seven officers and officials of Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) have been awarded Police Medal for Distinguished, Meritorious and Gallantry Services by President of India Ram Nath Kovind on the eve of Republic Day.
The Police Medal for Distinguished Services will be presented to Inspector General of Police, Personnel PHQ J&K, JP Singh and SSP, APC Humhama Bashir Ahmad Khan.
Meanwhile, the Police Medal for Meritorious Services will be conferred to Abdul Qayoom Thakoo, SSP Mehmood Ahmed, Principal CTC Kashmir, Joginder Singh, SSP, Imtiyaz Hussain Mir, SSP Baramulla, Ramesh Kumar Angral SSP CID Headquarters J&K, Jagdev Singh, DySP Crime, Zahid Saif Wani, DySP Samba, Feroz Ahmad Qadri, DySP Srinagar, Laeeq Amad Dar, Chief Officer Jammu, Akshay Khajuria, Inspector, Jagdeep Singh, Inspector, Ashok Singh Jasrotia, Inspector, Seema Bakshi, Sub Inspector, Baghdad Hussain Shah, Sub Inspector, Balbir Singh, ASI Jammu, Sarfraz Hussain, ASI Rajouri and Sunit Singh Head Constable Reasi.
The Superintendents of Police (SPs), who have been awarded Police Medal for Gallantry are Rayees Moha-mmad Bhat (SSP Udhampur), Tejinder Singh (SSP Budgam) and Shridhar Patil.
Additional SP Rajouri Mohammad Yousuf and Deputy Superintendents of Police (DySPs) Sajad Ahmad Sheikh, Shahzada Kabir Mattoo, Parvez Ahmad Dar, Mir Murtaza Hussain Sohil (DySP HQ Bandipora), Mohammad Shafiq, Baljit Singh, Ajaz Ahmed, Javaid Iqbal Tabassam, Showakat Ahmad Dar, Shabir Ahmed Khan (SDPO Handwara), Shafat Mohammad Najar, Satish Kumar, Shahzada Kabir Mattoo, Baljit Singh (DySP Ops Bandipora), Parvez Ahmad Dar and Mohammad Shafiq will be conferred Police Medal for Gallantry.
The Police Medal for Gallantry will also be presented to Inspectors Tasleem Ahmad Khan and Masrat Ahmad Mir, Sub Inspectors Qazi Asif Hussain and Madasar Naseer, Assistant Sub Inspectors Mohammad Ayaz Daing, Manzoor Ahmad Mir and Fayaz Ahmed Lone and Head Constables Hilal Ahmad and Farooq Ahmad Mir.
Selection Grade Constables Sunny Bhat, Rajinder Kumar (posthumously) Showkat Sultan and Parvaiz Ahmad and Constables Bilal Ahmad, Sajad Ahmad Yatoo, Bilal Ahmad Shah, Mohammad Ashraf Chatwal and Deepak Kumar will also get Police Medal for Gallantry.