Jammu, February 28: Director General of Police (DGP), Dilbag Singh Thursday visited the family of Deputy Superintendent of Police (DySP) Aman Kumar Thakur who was killed in an encounter at Turigam, Kulgam on 24th February.
DGP who was accompanied by ADGP A. K Choudhary, ADGP Armed S.J.M. Gillani, IGP Jammu M. K. Sinha expressed heartfelt sympathies on behalf of J&K Police Department with the bereaved family. The state Police chief while interacting with the bereaved family assured them that entire Police department is with them and will take care of them.
He promised all possible help to the next of kins of the slain. DGP and other senior officers acknowledged the exemplary courage shown by the officer in the line of duty. The slain as per a statement issued to KNO is survived by parents, wife and six year old son.
DySP Aman Thakur was killed on 24th February, when a joint operation by J&K Police and CAPFs was launched, in which three JeM militants including two foreigners were killed at Turigam, Kulgam. Thakur was leading the operation against militants. The officer was critically injured when he without caring for his life tried to evacuate his injured colleague. He was shifted to the hospital where he succumbed