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DGP condoles demise of DG Prisons H.K Lohia

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Srinagar: The Director General of Police, Dilbag Singh, on behalf of all ranks of Jammu and Kashmir Police, condoled and expressed grief over the tragic, sad, and unfortunate demise of Director General of Prisons, J&K, H.K Lohia who was found murdered last night at Jammu.

In his condolence message, the DGP expressed his grief over the loss of a professional, hardworking and dedicated senior officer. He said that the officer was a very dear colleague and his services and contributions to the different organizations will always be remembered. “The department and he himself are deeply saddened by this huge loss,” the DGP said.

DGP conveyed his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved family and relatives of the departed officer on behalf of the Jammu and Kashmir Police Pariwar and prayed for the departed soul.

He said that the murder of Lohia will be investigated thoroughly from all angles to reach the bottom of the crime.

An IPS officer of 1992 batch H. K Lohia was born in 1965 to Smt & Shri Shayam Sunder Lohia of A.T. Road Gowhati Assam. During his services, the officer served in key positions including both staff and field and contributed immensely to Jammu and Kashmir Police, BSF, and the Prisons Department. 

He remained posted as SDPO Gandhi Nagar, SP (R&H) Srinagar, SP Rajouri, CO JKAP-7th Bn, SSP CID CIK, AD SKPAU, DIG Admn. PHQ, DIG CKR SGR, DIG CID, DIG SKR Ang., DIG Doda Range, DIG CKR Srinagar, IGP Traffic J&K, Director SSG, IGP Technical Services, DEP to GOI (BSF as IG), Comdt. Genl. HG/CD/SD and DG Prisons.

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