Delhi Police Special Cell officer Mohan Chand Sharma, who lead the team that killed two terrorists and arrested another in an encounter in Jamia Nagar on Friday morning, is dead. The 43-year-old and seven gallantry award winner officer received several bullet injuries during the encounter. In his 19 years of service, the Delhi Police Special Cell encounter specialist was credited for killing 35 terrorists and arresting at least 80 others. As Sharma took his last breath on Friday, a greatly indebted nation grieved the loss of a hero. Delhi Police Commissioner YS Dadwal said Sharma was a highly decorated police officer and had won seven gallantry medals including a President's award. “We have lost our best man,” Dadwal said.
He was operated upon at the Holy Family Hospital to remove bullets from his body but scummed to his injuries later in the evening.The officer received bullet injuries on his upper abdomen, upper arm, left shoulder and right hip, the hospital said in a medical bulletin.
Delhi police inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, who died battling terrorists during an encounter, was on Saturday cremated with full state honours after a tearful adieu. The mortal remains of 43-year old Sharma, considered an encounter specialist and posted with elite anti-terror squad Special Cell, were consigned to flames after the Delhi police contingent paid him a three-gun salute.
Sharma was a highly decorated officer with seven gallantry medals to his credit, including President`s Medal for Gallantry. He served the city police for 19 years before falling to the bullet of heavily armed terrorists in a fierce gunbattle at a house in south Delhi on Friday.
The police arrested 4 more suspects of the Delhi bomb blasts on Sunday.
The name of the suspects are Shakir Nishar , Mohammad Shakeel, Zia-ur-Rehman and Zia's father Abdur Rahman, who is the caretaker of Batla house.
Joint Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Karnal Singh said that these suspects wanted to be known as the most wanted terrorists and create terror.
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