JAMMU: S R Sameul, a 1999 batch IPS officer of the J&K cadre passed away on Friday after he suffered a massive heart attack. Meanwhile, Governor N N Vohra, Chief Minister, Mehbooba Mufti and Director General of police have expressed their grief over the demise.
Samuel was on deputation to GoI as Joint Development Commissioner, Ministry of Micro, Small & Medium Enterprises. An IPS officer of 1999 batch, he was posted in the State as SDPO Chrar-i-Sharief, ASP Jammu, AD SKPA Udhampur, SSP Leh and CO IRP 13th Bn.
Vohra, expressed grief over the death of S R. Sameul. In a message, the Governor has prayed to the Almighty for granting peace to the departed soul and strength to the bereaved family to bear this loss.
The Chief Minister conveyed her sympathies to the bereaved family of S R Sameul. Besides, Dr. S.P Vaid, IPS, Director General of Police J&K also condoled the sudden and tragic demise of Late S.R Samuel, IPS, IGP, who passed away this morning in Delhi.
A condolence meeting was held at PHQ which was chaired by V.K Singh, IPS Special DG. The meeting was attended among others by J.P Singh, IGP (Pers.) PHQ, Anand Jain, IGP (Hqrs.) PHQ, Aftab Kakroo, AIG (Pers.) PHQ, Sameer Rekhi, AIG (Trg.) PHQ, Kulbir Singh, AIG (CIV) PHQ, Rashid Mustafa, SE PHQ,Manoj Pandit, AIG (Comm.) PHQ, M. Nasir Khan, Sr. ADO PHQ and other Gazetted / Non-Gazetted officers. Two minutes silence was observed and the officers present in the meeting prayed for the eternal peace of the departed soul.