Jammu, January 21(P2P): Jammu and Kashmir Police has “forfeited” the DG’s commendation medal and certificates awarded to the Deputy Superintendent of Police, Davinder Singh who was arrested along with militants allegedly “for helping them to travel out of Jammu and Kashmir”.
The order issued by J&K police headquarters read that the suspended officer’s act “amounts to disloyalty and brought the force into disrepute”. “The DG’s commendation medal and certificate awarded to him wide PHQ J&K Order No. 4319 of 1998 dated 31.12:98 is hereby forfeited,” the order stated.
Earlier in the week, the Jammu and Kashmir administration “forfeited” the Sher-e-Kashmir Police Medal for Gallantry awarded to Deputy Superintendent of Police Davinder Singh. According to the order, Singh was awarded Jammu and Kashmir’s highest police award in 2018. Police had arrested Singh at Mir Bazar in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kulgam district on 11 January along with Hizbul Mujahideen terrorists.