Ministry of Home Affairs
(Central Reserve Police Force)
Dated 14th February, 2017
Subject: - GALLANT CRPF COMMANDANT BRAVES BULLETS
An encounter took place between militants and security forces (45 Bn CRPF, 13 RR and SOG, Sumbal) in the wee hours today. Acting on specific intelligence reports about the presence of militants in the area, security forces
launched a cordon and search operation in Hajin area of Bandipora district. Where the troops were conducting the search operation, the hiding militants started firing upon them.
02 Shri Chetan Kumar Cheetah, Commandant 45 Bn CRPF leading from the front and is a brave courageous effort to neutralize militants suffered multiple gun-shots and has been shifted to 92 Base Hospital, Srinagar.
In the ensuing gun battle, three army men have been martyred and seven others have been injured. One foreign terrorist has been neutralized and same arms & ammunitions have been recovered from the incident site.
Public Relation Officer
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