Haryana Police SI, Posted At Shambhu Border Amid Farmers' Protest, Dies

Haryana Police SI, Posted At Shambhu Border Amid Farmers' Protest, Dies

A police statement said that Hira Lal, 52, an SI, serving with Haryana police, who was posted at the Shambhu border, had experienced sudden decline in his health while on duty on Friday.

FPJ News ServiceUpdated: Saturday, February 17, 2024, 08:22 PM IST
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Chandigarh, February 17: A sub-inspector (SI) of Haryana police posted at Shambhu border amid the ongoing farmers’ protest, passed away Friday night, an official release said. A police statement said that Hira Lal, 52, an SI, serving with Haryana police, who was posted at the Shambhu border, had experienced sudden decline in his health while on duty on Friday. He was rushed to the Civil Hospital, Ambala, where he succumbed to his condition, the release said.

Haryana Director General of Police (DGP), Shatrujeet Kapur expressed sorrow at the death of Sub-Inspector Hira Lal saying that his sudden demise left a void and is a stark reminder of the sacrifices made by Haryana police security personnel who stand guard even in challenging circumstances.

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It may be recalled that an elderly farmer from Gurdaspur district, Gian Singh, 68, who was camping at the Shambhu border since February 13, was said to have died of a heart attack on Friday morning.

Meanwhile, according to media reports more than 60 farmers had sustained injuries and at least 25 personnel of Haryana police and paramilitary forces were hurt in the violent skirmishes during farmers protest since February 13, last, at Shambhu and Khanauri borders of Punjab and Haryana.

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