BENGALURU: Hemant Nimbalkar (DIG, CID) who cracked the case of Mehdi Masroor Biswas, the alleged handler of a pro-ISIS Twitter account, is among the eight IPS officers who will be conferred the President’s medal during Independence Day celebrations in New Delhi.
Also, 36 other police officials will receive the honour.
The latest sporting star of the Police department, IGP and Additional Commissioner of Police (Administration) Bengaluru, B N S Reddy, will also receive the medal for distinguished service. Reddy became the first person from South India and second Indian to win a gold medal at the World Police and Fire Games held in the US recently. He won a gold in the men’s 55 singles tennis event.
President’s medal for IPS cadre (distinguished service): Bhaskar Rao, ADGP, PCW, Bengaluru;
Sunil Agarwal, IGP, NER, Kalaburagi;
B N S Reddy, IGP, Admin, Bengaluru;
Ravindra Prasad, Commissioner of Police, Hubballi-Dharwad.
Meritorious service: M Nanjundaswami, IGP (Eastern Range),
Davangere; Hemant Nimbalkar, DIG-CID, Bengaluru;
M Chandrashekar, Joint Commissioner of Police, Bengaluru;
Dr T D Pawar, SP, CID, Bengaluru.
President’s medal for non-IPS officers (distinguished service):
K Eshwar Prasad, DCP, VVIP security, Bengaluru;
N Jagadeesha, SP, state intelligence, Bengaluru;
R Rajashekar, ADC to Governor, Raj Bhavan, Bengaluru;
Jayant V Shetty, SP, state intelligence, Mangaluru;
A Raghuveer, SP (west), Bengaluru;
Vijay Dambal, Additional SP, Ballari district;
A B Rajendra Kumar, ACP, Chickpet sub-division, Bengaluru city;
Munihanumaiah, ASI, CID, Bengaluru;
Narayan M Churi, ASI, Naregal PS, Gadag district.
M S Indushekar, SP and Principal, KSPTS, Channapatna;
M Shekarappa, Additional SP, Dakshina Kannada district, Mangaluru;
S K Umesha, ACP, Vijayanagar sub-division, Bengaluru;
S Badrinath, ACP, KR Puram sub-division, Bengaluru;
Shivakumaraiah, ACP, CAR, Mysuru;
Somalingappa B Chabbi, ACP, North sub-division, Hubballi;
V Mariyappa, DySP, SCRB, Bengaluru;
C W Poovaiah, DySP, Karnataka Lokayukta, Bengaluru;
Shekarappa A Agadi, DySP, Gokak sub-division, Belagavi district;
Balegowda, PI, CCB, Mangaluru;
Valentine D’Souza, PI, CCB, Mangaluru;
K Ajaykumar PI (west), Police Wireless Training School, Bengaluru;
P Umesh, RPI, DAR, Udupi;
S V Chikkaramaswamy and M L Gopal Krishna, PSIs (west) Central Technical Stores, Bengaluru;
R Venkatesha Murthy, ASI, CID, Bengaluru;
Puttegowda, ASI (W), City Control Room, Bengaluru;
N Virupaksha, ASI, Mallandur police station, Chikkamagaluru district;
H R Vishwanath, ASI, Kadur police station, Chikkamagaluru district,
K C Komalachar, ASI, Ranebennur Town police station, Haveri district;
D M Pachapur, Spl ARSI, IRB, Munirabad;
H V Vasudeva Rao, HC, state intelligence, Bengaluru;
Azam HC, Karnataka Lokayukta, Hospet; Muralidhar,
HC, HESCOM vigilance, Hubballi;
Lachiramprasad A Pathak, CPC-590,
Hubballi Rural police station, Dharwad;
P A Palangappa, HC, 5th Bn, KSRP, Mysuru;
K R Purushottham, HC, 7th bn, KSRP, Mangaluru.