DGP J&K visits injured Police Inspector in SKIMS

Srinagar, Nov 6 (UNI) J&K Director General of Police R R Swain on Monday evening visited Sher-i-Kashmir Institute of Medical Sciences (SKIMS) to know the welfare and enquire about the health condition of Police Inspector Masroor Wani.

Inspector Wani was critically wounded after a terrorist shot at him in Srinagar’s Eidgah locality, while he was playing cricket on October 29. The medical condition of the injured officer is still critical.

A police spokesman said the DGP was accompanied in the SKIMS by ADGP Kashmir Vijay Kumar, SSP Srinagar Ashish Mishra and other jurisdictional officers.

While enquiring about the health condition of the officer Medical Superintendent Farooq Jan explained that the officers medical condition is still critical, who continues to be on life support systems.

The DGP directed for best possible treatment be given to the ailing police officer.

Swain also had a separate and long conversation with the father of the police officer and assured the father that all possible help will be provided.

He informed father of injured Inspector that Home Minister Amit Shah, Lt. Governor Manoj Sinha, Chief Secretary Dr Arun Kumar Mehta,Additional Chief Secretary (Home) R. K Goyal and other top ranking officers are inquiring about the health of injured officer on daily basis.

The DGP handed over Rupees one lakh as financial assistance to the family for meeting the medical attention related immediate expenses.

The DGP assured the family that the Government and Police department will provide all help including airlift of officer outside UT as and when required.

The DGP said that the prayers of thousands of Police personnel and common citizens are with family and therefore the family should remain brave.

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