Srinagar : Police on Friday said that it has inaugurated Aman Kumar Thakur Memorial Cricket Tournament-2023’ in a cheerful and mesmerizing ambience at Mini Stadium Kulgam.
According to a statement issued from Zonal Police Headquarters Srinagar during the inaugural ceremony of the tournament, memorial parade was also held to commemorate the 4th death anniversary of Dy SP Aman Kumar Thakur at DPL Kulgam.
SSP Kulgam while highlighting the contribution of Aman Thakur in the line of duty said that the slain Dy SP was a brave officer who on the fateful day was personally leading his team from the front in coordination with the Army’s RR unit. While evacuating the injured sepoy Baldev who was hit by militant fire and was bleeding profusely, SSP Kulgamfurther said that without caring of his personal life and well-being, he evacuated Sepoy Baldev Ram to a safer location but in doing so, he was hit by the militant firing from concealed location and subsequently closed in on the militant and eliminated him in a fierce gunfight.
Inaugurating cricket tournament, the SSP Kulgam exhorted that J&K Police will continue its efforts to promote peace and brotherhood in country and will eradicate the militants and militancy from its roots from the soil of the country.