Jammu & Kashmir

JK police officer conferred with Shaurya Chakra posthumously for killing militant commander

An armed forces personnel deployed in Srinagar. [FPK File Photo/Zainab]

New Delhi: Jammu and Kashmir Police Sub Inspector Imran Hussain Tak was conferred with Shaurya Chakra posthumously for killing a top militant commander and arresting another in Srinagar in 2017.

On Monday, his wife Gulnaz Akhtar received the award from President of India Ram Nath Kovind in Delhi.

Kovind, who is the Supreme Commander of the Armed Forces, conferred two Kirti Chakras, including one posthumous, one Vir Chakra and 10 Shaurya Chakras, including two posthumous, to the personnel of Armed Forces and Paramilitary Forces during Defence Investiture Ceremony (Phase-1) at Rashtrapati Bhawan, New Delhi in the morning of November 22, 2021.

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