UP Law & Order ADG, Prashant Kumar awarded PMG

The Police Medal for Gallantry (PMG) has been conferred to Prashant Kumar, ADG Law and Order UP for the encounter of a heinous interstate gangster, Shiv Shakti Naidu who had gunned down a Delhi Police constable in the court premise in Delhi in 2015. He had also conducted a loot of more than five crore from the office of Raj Kundra in Delhi. The dreaded criminal had 14 criminal cases against him and carried a reward of one lakh rupees on his head from the state of Uttar Pradesh. It’s a matter of great honour for an officer that CM UP Yogi Adityanath has also personally congratulated Prashant Kumar through a tweet last night from his personal handle. Prashant Kumar has earlier bagged the coveted gallantry medal in 2020 & 2021 respectively. In 2007 he was conferred with the President's Police medal for meritorious service and President’s Police medal for distinguished service in 2014. In 2021 he was conferred with home ministers Ati Utkrisht Seva Padak.  CM UP Yogi Adityanath had earlier conferred ‘ Mukhyamantri Utkrisht Seva Padak’ in 2018 & ‘Parakram medal in 2020 for his singular contribution in wiping out crime from western UP & his illustrious performance on Law & order front.  Prashant Kumar has also received commendation disc from DG CISF, ITBP & DGP UP. With such an impressive tally of medals in his kitty he becomes one of the most decorated officers in UP Police. As ADG L&O UP, Prashant Kumar heads the UP STF & ATS also which have had a series of achievements to their credit during his tenure. With the liquidation of Five lakh rewardee dacoit, Gauri Yadav in the month of October 2021, the UP STF has completely wiped out notorious dacoits from the state of UP.  Each member of the team including ADG LO Prashant Kumar were conferred with a cash reward of Rs. 3 lakh for this significant achievement. With the kind of trust Prashant Kumar enjoys with the higher ups, it’s quite natural that  his much adorned shoulders will  also have to bear more and more challenges & responsibilities in days to come.

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