Police Martyrs’ Day was observed here on Monday to commemorate the sacrifice of police personnel who lost their lives on duty.
District Principal and Session Judge J.S. Somashekhar and senior officials of the district administration placed wreaths at the martyrs’ memorial. Mr. Somashekhar said the Indian republic owed much to the strength of its police force.
Ravi D. Channanvar, Superintendent of Police, said over 500 police personnel lost life on duty last year, of which 19 were from Karnataka.
V. Anbukkumar, Deputy Commissioner, was present.