President's medal to a cop who climbed P Chidambaram's wall to arrest him
New Delhi : A police officer who had climbed the wall of P Chidambaram's house to arrest him has been awarded with President's medal on the eve of Republic Day, officials said on Saturday.
Deputy Superintendent of Police Ramaswamy Parthasarathy, who arrested Mr Chidambaram in the INX Media case last year, has been awarded with the President's Police Medal for Distinguished Service, the officials said.
Ramaswamy Parthasarathy is known for his cool demeanour but stern attitude, he had also arrested Karti Chidambaram in the INX Media Case.
Another top cop who made to the list was Dhirendra Shukla, who headed a team that deported the first Indian national from the UAE.
He had headed the team which brought Roshan Ansari, the first deported Indian from the UAE, to India, they said.
Superintendent of Police Binay Kumar of special crime unit, who has a knack of solving complex murder cases, has been awarded Police Medal for Meritorious Service.
He had led the probe into infamous Kherlanji murders of 2006 in which four members of a scheduled caste community were brutally killed over a land dispute by upper caste people in Kherlanji village in Maharashtra, they said.
The officers who have been awarded with Police Medal for Meritorious Service are Superintendent of Police Manoj Verma, Deputy Superintendents of Police - Thangluan Zamang, Rabi Narayan Tripathy, Mukesh Verma, Nitesh Kumar, Barun Kumar Sarkar, Narayan Chandra Sahoo.
It also included Assistant Sub-Inspectors Nand Kishore, Nur Ali Sheikh and Rohitash Kumar Dhinwa, they said.
The medal recipients also include Head Constables Madan Lal Dhiman, Dharamvir Singh, Parthasarathy Seshadri, Constables Kailash Chand Yadav, Pawan Kumar, Krishan Kumar, and Office Superintendent Pushpa Joshi, they said.