Director General of Jammu and Kashmir Police Dr. S.P Vaid visited the the slain cops home at Zakoora Srinagar today, a police spokesman said.
The DGP was accompanied by Inspector General of Police, Kashmir Zone, SJM Gillani, SSP Srinagar, Imtiaz Ismail Parray and other senior police officers of the city.
Ishafiq Ahmad Hajam son of Abdul Ahad Hajam alongwith another four police personnel and two guards of JK bank gave their supreme sacrifice while performing his duty in Kulgam yesterday.
Emotional scenes were witnessed during the DGP’s visit to the martyr family and the mood of the people was sombre. Huge number of people had gathered at the residence of the martyr.
The DGP consoled them and expressed his solidarity with the bereaved family and prayed for the eternal peace of departed soul.
While interacting with the family of the martyr he said that whole Police department is at the back of bereaved families and shares their grief and sorrow. He assured that every support would be provided to the family of the slain policemen.
The spokesman also claimed that as a mark of respect for the slain cop, the Batpora area of Zakoora observed shutdown. The shops and other business established remained closed.