Jammu/IBNS: Director-General of Police for J&K Dilbag Singh Thursday declared open the third edition of Shaheed Aman Memorial T20 Cricket Tournament at Chowgan Sports Ground, Kishtwar.
He also inaugurated the newly constructed Joint Interrogation Centre at District Police Lines, Kishtwar.
The DGP who was the chief guest inaugurated the cricket tournament in presence of ADGP Jammu Mukesh Singh, DIG DKR Range Dr Sunil Gupta, and Commander 9 Sector RR Brig. Pranab Mishra.
He led the officers/officials and citizens in observing two minutes of silence in memory of Shaheed Aman Thakur and other martyrs of J&K Police.
Speaking on the occasion, the DGP said this tournament provides an opportunity to pay tribute and homage to the brave officers and jawans of J&K Police.
Jammu and Kashmir Police is proud of their martyrs who while protecting people and the nation sacrificed their lives and illuminated the name of our force and country, and wrote their names in golden letters in our collective memory, he said.
The DGP while remembering the sacrifice of Martyr DySP Aman Thakur further said, in 2019 while fighting terrorists in an encounter in Kulgam the brave officer laid down his life, while evacuating one of his Army colleagues who was injured in the same encounter.
He said that it was a sad day. The DGP said that the aim of organizing different sports events by the J&K Police is to celebrate sports, mutual brotherhood and to remember and pay tributes to the martyrs.