CWG 2018 : DG Haryana honoured Police Sportspersons : Haryana Director General of Police Mr B. S. Sandhu today honoured four outstanding sportspersons of Haryana Police who have brought laurels to the state and nation by winning one gold and three silver medals in recently concluded Commonwealth Games held in Gold Coast, Australia. Those who were awarded included gold medalist Mr Vikas Krishan and silver medalists Mr Mausam Khatri, Ms Babita Phogat and Ms Seema Antil.
While Mr Vikas Krishan, DSP had bagged gold medal in boxing, Mr Mausam Khatri, and Ms Babita Phogat, both Sub Inspector (SI) had won silver medal in wrestling. Similarly, Ms Seema Antil, SI had made the state and country proud by bagging silver medal in discuss throw event.
Mr. Sandhu congratulated all the players and added that it is matter of pride that Haryana police personnel are not only participating in national and international sports events but also made their identity in country’s medal tally. He said that all these four players were recruited in Haryana Police under Sports Policy of the State government.
He also presented a cheque of Rs five lakh to gold medallist Mr Vikas Krishan and Rs three lakh each to silver medallists namely Mr Mausam Khatri, Ms Babita Phogat and Ms Seema Antil.
DGP Sandhu also announced that the players of Haryana Police, who would bag gold, silver and bronze medals in the upcoming Jakarta Asian Games, would be awarded with prize money of Rs 10 lakh, Rs 7 lakh and Rs 5 lakh respectively. This amount would be given on behalf of the Police Department.
Others present on the occasion included, Director General Police Headquarter, Mr K.K. Mishra, Additional Director General of Police (Crime), Mr P.K. Aggarwal, Additional Director General of Police, Law and Order, Mr Mohd. Akil, Inspector General of Police, Law and Order, Mr A.S. Chawla and other senior officers of the Police Department.