New Delhi, Sep 19 : Delhi Police Special Cell inspector Mohan Chand Sharma, who lead the team that killed two terrorists and arrested another in an encounter in Jamia Nagar here on Friday morning, succumbed to bullet injuries received during the encounter.
The 43-year-old and seven-gallantry award winner officer received several bullet injuries during the encounter.
He was operated upon at the Holy Family Hospital to remove bullets from his body but succumbed to his injuries later in the evening.
The officer received bullet injuries on his upper abdomen, upper arm, left shoulder and right hip, the hospital said in a medical bulletin.
Delhi Police Commissioner YS Dadwal said Sharma was a highly decorated police officer and had won seven gallantry medals including a President's award.
"We have lost our best man," said Joint Commissioner of Police (Special Cell) Karnail Singh.