June 2017 News

Govt Promises Support To Family Of Slain SHO Dar

18 June 2017
The Tribune (Chandigarh)

Srinagar: The Jammu and Kashmir Government will support the family of Feroz Ahmed Dar - the police officer killed in an ambush by militants along with five other policemen in Anantnag district on Friday evening - and also provide free of cost education to his children. Deputy Chief Minister Nirmal Singh visited Dar's home at Sangam in Anantnag district today and offered condolences to the bereaved family, an official spokesman said here. Expressing sympathies with the bereaved family, Nirmal Singh promised the slain Station House Officer's father Abdul Rasheed Dar that the government would take care of the family and provide free of cost education to the children. Nirmal Singh directed the officials to dedicate a landmark like a public health centre to the police officer. He also met the children of the slain police officer. He directed Director General of Police SP Vaid to expedite the case of jobs for the next of kin, the spokesman said. Nirmal Singh said the nation would always be indebted to Dar for his supreme sacrifice and devotion to duty. Dar was the Station House Officer of the Achabal police station. The DGP; IGP, Kashmir, Muneer Khan; and other senior officers accompanied the Deputy Chief Minister.