The government said in a statement that six CBI officers were awarded the President’s Police Medal for Distinguished Service (PPMDS), while 24 were awarded the Police Medal for Meritorious Service (PMMS).
The statement said that Biplav Kumar Chowdhary, a 1997 batch officer of the Indian Police Service (IPS) and Joint Director in the agency, has been awarded the PPMDS. He was overseeing investigations into other cases, including the online sale of child sexual abuse material and the death of Akhil Bhartiya Akhara Parishad president Mahant Narendra Giri in Prayagraj.
Sharad Agarwal (1997 batch), another joint director in the agency, has also been awarded the PPMDS, according to the statement. He oversaw investigations into the murder of a Class II student in a Gurugram school, the alleged murder of Jharkhand judge Uttam Anand and alleged corruption cases involving Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad.
According to the statement, the Deputy Inspector General (IPS 2004) overseeing the investigation into corruption cases involving the National Highways Authority of India, corruption in the AgustaWestland helicopter deal, Vijay Mallya cases and the alleged corruption cases of former Allahabad High Court judge Justice SN Shukla Batch) Gagandeep Gambhir has been awarded PMMS.
Additional Superintendents of Police Satya Narayan Jat and Thangliyan Mang M and head constables Adu Ram and Gautam Chandra Das have also been awarded PPMDS.
Superintendent of Police Praveen Mandloi, Additional Superintendent of Police Kaushal Kishore Singh, Deputy Superintendent of Police Jagroop Singh, Darwin KJ, Vikas Chandra Chaurasia, Javed Akhtar Ali, Kumar Abhishek, Manoj Kumar, Girish Soni, Jagdev Singh Yadav and Mukesh Kumar have been awarded PMMS.
Inspectors Tejveer Singh, Munna Kumar Singh and Ganesh Shankar, Head Constables Jahar Lal Nayak, E Varghese Paulose, Jagdish Chowdhary, Bijoy Barua and Debdutt Mukherjee, Constables Satish Kumar and Officer Superintendent Anoop Mathews, Stenographer Khokan Bhattacharjee and Senior Public Prosecutor Raj Mohan Chand. PMMS has been given.
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