To pay tribute and respect to the martyr Sub Inspector Farooq Ahmad Mir who was shot at and martyred by terrorists on Friday late night, a wreath laying ceremony was held at CTC Lehtpora.Senior police officers and family members of the martyr led by ADGP Armed/IR J&K Shri SJM, Gillani laid floral wreaths on the mortal remains and paid rich tributes to the martyr for his supreme sacrifice.
Among others, DIG South Kashmir Range Shri Abdul Jabbar, Commandant IRP 23 IR Bn, Shri Atul Sharma, SSP Awantipora, Shri Mohammad Yousif, Principal CTC Lehtpora, Shri Tanveer Jeelani, Commandant 185 Bn CRPF Shri Arun Kumar Jaitly and other senior officers and official of police paid floral tributes to the martyr.
Shri Farooq Ahmad Mir, a resident of Samboora, Pamopre was appointed in Jammu and Kashmir Police in the year 1998 as constable and in 2008 he after qualifying the departmental examination was converted as Sgct (M), in 2012 he was promoted as HC (M) and in 2018 he was promoted as ASI (M).
In December last year the officer was promoted as SI (M) and was posted as OSI in IRP 23 Bn. Last evening he was martyred by terrorists. He is survived by an aged father, two daughters, the elder one is studying MBBS and younger daughter is studying in class 12th. His son is studying in class 7th. “J&K Police Pariwar pays rich tributes to the martyr and will stand by his family & provide all possible help and assistance to the bereaved family.