Thirty one officers and personnel of Delhi Police have been awarded Police Medals for their services. While, 12 have been awarded Police Medal for Gallantry, two had received President's Police Medal for 'distinguished service' and 17 had been awarded President's Police Medal for 'meritorious service' on the occasion of Republic Day.
The recipients of the Gallantry Medal are Omvir Singh, the Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), Pramod Singh Kushwah DCP (Special Cell), Dr Hemant Tiwari, ACP, Inspector Manish Joshi, Inspector Pooran Chandra Yadav, Inspector Sanjeev Kumar Yadav, Inspector Umesh Barthwal, Inspector Sunil Kumar, Inspector Amul Tyagi, Sub-Inspector (SI), Yashpal Singh, SI Mukesh Singh and Assistant SI Gulab Singh.
DCP (Special Cell ) Kushwah and Inspector Amul Tyagi played instrumental role in arrest of most wanted terrorist, ex-cadre of SIMI and the brain behind creation of terrorist outfit Indian Mujahiddin (IM) identified as Abdul Subhan Qureshi, after a daring face-to-face encounter, which took place on January 20, 2018 at Paper Market, Delhi's Gazipur area.
While, Hibu Tamang, Additional Commissioner of Police, who is posted in Security Unit of Delhi Police and SI Chitra have been awarded with President's Police Medal for distinguished service.
Mohammad Ali, the DCP (Licensing), Kumar Gynaesh, Additional DCP (Southeast), ACP Mehar Singh, ACP Ram Kumar Rathi, ACP Mukesh Tyagi, ACP Dinesh Keshav and Inspector Manoj Kumar Sharma are among the 17 who have been awarded with Police Medal for their meritorious services.