Tribune News Service
Patiala, January 25
Bikramjit Singh Brar, certainly one of Punjab’s most embellished cops, is up for a Police Medal for Gallantry.
Brar, whose policeman father was killed in 1988 throughout the peak of Punjab’s militancy, was a part of a listing of names for police medals that the central authorities launched forward of the Republic Day.
This could be Brar’s third Police Medal for Gallantry and was beforehand given Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation final 12 months. He is the first cop from Punjab to given the Home Minister’s medal and the one one in Punjab to have gained three gallantry awards.
He additionally turns into the one policeman to have gained each gallantry awards and the Union Home Minister’s medal.
All three of those awards have been for his position within the arrest of Punjab’s dreaded gangsters.
His title was shortlisted from a listing that Punjab had despatched earlier.
He gained his first gallantry award in 2011 for his position within the arrest of members of the dreaded Rajeev Raja Gang and the second in recognition for his position within the arrest of the dread gangster Vicky Gounder in 2018.
Gounder was shot useless by a Punjab Police group two years after the notorious Nabha jailbreak.
He gained the Union Home Minister’s medal, an award instituted final 12 months, for his position in bringing down a dreaded gangster named Ankit Bhadu on February 7, 2019, at Zirakpur. The gangster confronted a number of prison expenses in Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan and Haryana. A person and his two minor daughters that the gangster had kidnapped have been additionally rescued.
He has narrowly escaped three homicide makes an attempt in the midst of his service.
Now a Deputy Superintendent of Police in Mohali, Brar, a national-level boxer, first joined Punjab Police as an ASI in 2003, and has been instrumental within the arrest of a number of gangsters, together with ex-cop and worldwide wrestler Jagdish Bhola, who was sentenced to 24 years in jail in 2019 for his position in a multi-crore drug racket.
Brar’s father Baldev Singh Brar was the Superintendent of Police (Detective) in Patiala when he was useless whereas taking a morning stroll in 1988.
“I’m honoured to get this award and I do not need phrases to thank my seniors and colleagues in my group who’ve at all times been my energy,” Brar stated. “The worth you pay for doing all your job is typically excessive, however then being a cop was by no means a simple process.”