Jammu: Former Director General of Police, J&K M M Khajooria was cremated with full State honours at the Shastri Nagar crematorium on Thursday afternoon. A team of J&K personnel accorded a ceremonial guard of honour to the former Director General, who passed away yesterday.
A galaxy of senior serving and retired officers from Civil and Police administration including DGP Dilbag Singh and people of different walks paid their last respect to the departed officer.
M M Khajooria passed away on Wednesday. DGP Dilbag Singh visited his home last night and paid respects to the departed soul and shared grief of the bereaved family members and relatives. He said that the departed officer will be remembered for his services to the people and to the department. M.M. Khajooria was the 2nd DGP of Jammu and Kashmir and led the force from 16-01-1985 to 25-05-1986. He has the distinction to be the first Police officer from J&K to be inducted into the Indian Police Service (IPS).