Srinagar, Oct 3, CNS: To pay homage to the martyr Police Head Constable Ashiq Hussain who was martyred in a cowardly act of terrorists last evening, a wreath laying ceremony was held at District Police Lines Awantipora.
All ranks of Awantipora Police gathered for the wreath-laying ceremony at DPL Awantipora. DIG South Kashmir Shri S.P Pani led the officers and jawans in laying the floral wreaths on the body of the martyr. SSP Awantipora Shri Mohammad Zahid Malik, CO 130 Bn CRPF Shri P.K. Kuldar, SDPO Awantipora Shri Parvez Ahmad DySP DAR Ms Shahzada Kabir, DySP Pampore Shri Riyaz Ahmad, DySP Tral Shri Ajaz Ahmad and other officers and officials of the district were present during the ceremony.
As has been reported that last evening, terrorists fired upon one Head Constable of J&K Police namely Ashiq Hussain at Padgampora in the jurisdiction of Police Station Awantipora, resulting in his on spot death.
The martyred policeman is survived by aged parents, Wife, two sons 15 years and 13 years old, and 20 years old daughter.
Last rites of the martyr was performed at his native village Kral check in the jurisdiction of Police Station Chadoora and was attended by a large gathering of about 1000 persons. (CNS)