Thursday , April 18 2024

Assistant Commandant of CRPF posted in Kekrang dies after his health deteriorates


Lohardaga, 14 February (Hindus). Assistant Commandant RK Meena of CRPF 158 battalion, posted in Naxal-affected Kekrang of Lohardaga, died at CRPF picket Kekrang at around 2 am on Tuesday night after his health deteriorated. He was the assistant commander.

When he felt restless late at night, his fellow soldiers took him to Lohardaga Sadar Hospital, where doctors declared him dead. This incident caused a wave of mourning among all the officers and soldiers of Lohardaga CRPF battalion. Commandant Rahul Kumar said that the health of RK Meena (56), son of Mange Ram Meena, resident of Alwar, Rajasthan, was not well for some time. He was undergoing treatment from many places including Ranchi and Delhi since November 2022. His health suddenly deteriorated last night, after which he was rushed to the hospital as soon as possible, but his life could not be saved.

Many officers and soldiers of CRPF and district police and administration reached the spot at Lohardaga Sadar Hospital. All the officers and soldiers including Commandant Rahul Kumar paid emotional tribute to the late Assistant Commandant.