President Pranab Mukherjee says KPS Gill will be remembered for effective law enforcement

President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the passing away of former super cop KPS Gill, saying his contribution in establishing law, order and security will be remembered.

PTI May 27, 2017 16:46:30 IST
President Pranab Mukherjee says KPS Gill will be remembered for effective law enforcement

New Delhi: President Pranab Mukherjee on Saturday condoled the passing away of former super cop KPS Gill, saying his contribution in establishing law, order and security will be remembered.

President Pranab Mukherjee says KPS Gill will be remembered for effective law enforcement

File image of KPS Gill. Getty Images

"A committed IPS officer, Gill served the nation in various capacities including director general of police in Punjab and Assam.

"He was honoured with 'Padma Shri' award in 1989 for his work in civil service. His contribution in establishing law, order and security will be remembered," Mukherjee said in a condolence message to his wife Heminder Gill.

The president said: "Please accept my heartfelt condolences and convey the same to the members of your family. May you all have the strength to bear this irreparable loss with courage and fortitude."

Gill, who is credited with rooting out militancy in Punjab, passed away on Friday at the age of 82.

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