Winner of seven gallantry awards, including the President’s gallantry medal and 150 police rewards,Inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, who moved with extra protection, was credited with the killing of 35 terrorists and the arrest of 80 others, Scumbed to his bullet injuries yesterday,afet he was hit by terrorist bullets,Still he managed to gun down two terrorists who were directly involved with september 13,2008, delhi blasts..
The 42 year Inspector, who always led his team from the front, always put his duty first .Sharma who joined Delhi Police in 1989, was absorbed by the Special Cell in 1997.On Friday morning, when he went into the L-18 house, Sharma was not wearing a bullet-proof jacket. His colleagues said he had joined the team straight from a Dwarka hospital where his younger son is battling dengue.
”A very brave, dynamic and intelligent officer, Inspector Sharma was one of the most illustrious of Delhi Police personnel.” A specialist of technical intelligence gathering Inspector Sharma was an asset to the Special Cell which banked upon him for crucial breakthroughs at ground level, the official added.
President of India,Prime Minister of India,UPA Chairperson Mrs. Sonia Gandhi,Leader of Opposition Mr.L.K.Advani were among the people who paid homage to the martyr…
“He is our pride; he died a hero’s death,” Sharma’s uncle said. “For him, the police force was his family; it always came first. He gave up his life for the force, I’m sure that was what he wanted.”
“It is officers like your husband who make us all feel confident that our security is in safe hands,” Prime Minister Manmohan Singh wrote to Sharma’s wife. “Your husband’s passing away is a great loss for our country and society.”