Name of Gallantry medal awarded with Notification No & Date:
Police Medal for Gallantry
Notification No. 159-Pres/1994
Name of Awardee :
Date of Birth :
Native Place :
Village Meerpur Hans, Tehsil Jagraon, Ludhiana.
Date of Joining the Police/Force :23/07/1984
Education Qualification :BA
On 01.07.1991 one Shri Pawan Kumar Bansal, an industrialist from Mandi Gobindgarh was kidnapped by 03 terrorists for ransom of huge amount. On 02.07.1991 police force mobilized under the supervision of SSP, Patiala. One of the parties led by Sl Jaspal, ASI Bir Atma Ram along with other policemen advanced further and surrounded the terrorists. They ultimately succeeded in killing both the terrorists. However their third accomplice managed to escape under the cover of farmers/labourers working in the adjoining fields. During search one AK-47 Rifle, one 38 bore revolver and large number of live/empty cartridges were recovered from the place of encounter. Thus with the great efforts of Sl Jaspal Singh, ASI Bir Atma Ram and others, Shri Pawan Kumar was got released from the clutches of terrorists. In this counter Sl Jaspal Singh displayed conspicuous gallantry, courage and devotion to duty of a high order.