June 16: Inspector Arshid Ahmad Khan who was critically injured in a terror attack in Anantnag on 12th of June attained martyrdom today.
He had sustained grievous gunshot injuries while repulsing a terror attack on KP Road Anantnag. He bravely fought against the terrorist which resulted in the killing of one terrorist.
Arshad Khan was induced into police services in the year 2002 and was presently posted as SHO Anantnag. In his late thirties, he was known for his simplicity, plain speaking and thorough professionalism and had earned reputation for his determination and valour. In his service tenure, he had gained trust and appreciation of the community members for his helpful nature and professionalism.
Martyr Arshid Khan is survived by parents, wife Neelofar, 5 year-old son Abuhan Khan and 2 year-old son Danim Khan. Besides he was also supporting one unmarried brother.
We pay rich tributes to our colleague Arshid Khan for his supreme sacrifice made in the line of duty at Anantnag. Our thoughts and prayers are with his family at this critical juncture.