Inspector General of Police (IGP) Haryana Police Academy Rajbir Deswal has been awarded President’s Police Medal for distinguished service and SP Satender Kumar Gupta has been awarded President’s Police medal for Gallantry on I-Day eve.
Gupta, presently posted as SP Sirsa, was awarded for his handling of the situation where the followers of self styled “godman” Rampal tried to prevent his arrest from the Satlok Ashram in Hisar, where he was SP, in 2014.
Meanwhile, 1991-batch IPS officer Rajbir Singh Deswal served as Commissioner Panchkula-Ambala range, IG (CID), SP (Vigilance) Rohtak and Gurgaon as well as SP Sonepat, Ambala and Fatehabad. He has authored more than 20 books. He has been the recipient of Vishesh Sahitya Sewa award and Lakhmi Chand Samman.
Police Medals for Meritorious Service have been awarded to Dr Kushal Pal Singh, Director General of Police, Panchkula; Dr M. Ravi Kiran, Inspector General of Police (SVB), Panchkula; Sanjay Kumar, Inspector General of Police, Rohtak Range; Dharamvir, Deputy Superintendent of Police (CID), Manesar, Gurgaon; Raj Roop, Inspector, HPA, Madhuban; Inder Pal, Inspector (ORP), CID, Sonipat; Sat Pal, Sub Inspector, HPA, Madhuban; Kirpal Singh, Sub Inspector (Exemptee), Ambala; Ranjit Singh, ASI, SCRB, Madhuban; and Rajbir Singh, ASI (Exemptee), SVB, Panchkula.
The President’s Home Guards and Civil Defence Medal for Gallantry has been awarded to Darshan Singh Hooda, Senior Staff Officer (HG). Correctional Service Medal for Meritorious Service has been awarded to Harinder Singh, Superintendent, District Jail, Gurgaon; Jai Kishan Chhillar, Superintendent, District Jail, Sonepat; Sukhdev Singh, Sub Assistant Superintendent, Yamunanagar Jail; and Surat Singh, Head Warder, District Jail, Panipat.