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Six cops from Jharkhand to receive police gallantry medals on Independence Day

Ranchi, August 14: Six police officers from Jharkhand will receive police Gallantry medals on Independence Day on Sunday.

While, one will receive President’s Police medal for distinguished service and 15 cops will receive the police medal for meritorious service. The Union Home Ministry has released the list of all 22 office bearers, personnel who have been awarded with the medals.

Those who will be felicitated with police gallantry medals include,  inspector Manish Chandra Lal, inspector Suresh Ram, Rohit Kumar Rajak of District Armed Police, Hiralal Thakur, Anirudh Kumar Ojha and Yashwant Mahto of Small Action Team (SAT-2).

Ranchi based sub inspector associated with anti-terrorist squad (ATS) Parasnath Ojha will be felicitated with President’s Medal for Distinguished Service.

The police officials who will receive Police Medal for Meritorious Service include, DSP Special Branch Sanchman Tamang, Anti corruption bureau (ACB)  Inspector Imtiaz Hasan, JAP-2 Ranchi Subedar Major Dev Kumar Rai, Ranchi Sub Inspector Lalan Prasad Singh, Seraikela Kharsawan Sub Inspector Devnandan Prasad, Special Branch Ranchi Sub Inspector Ravi Ranjan Kumar, IRB (Indian Reserve Battalion)- 5 Gumla ASI Lalji Tiwari, Chaibasa ASI Manoj Kumar, Jamtara ASI Rambali Prasad, Jharkhand Jaguar Ranchi ASI Ranjan Kumar Pathak, Special Branch ASI Bhagwan Pradhan, ATS Ranchi Havildar Gopal Ram, Khunti  havildar Bandhu Khadia ,  Ranchi’s Havildar with special task force, Asit Basariar, constable technical Jai Kishore Ram at JAP training centre  Padma.

The whole matter is related to Chauparan of Hazaribagh district in 2015. Then Manish Chandra Lal used to be the Inspector of Barkatha, now he is the SDPO of Gumla. All the six office-bearers had gone out in a raid in Chauparan on the information of the Maoists. Meanwhile, an encounter with the Maoists took place. Manish Chandra Lal and his team had killed three notorious Maoists in the encounter. A huge cache of weapons was recovered. Manish Chandra Lal and his team are being awarded the Police Gallantry Medal for their better performance in the encounter with the Maoists.

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