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Delhi LG, CM pay condolences to ASIs who died of Covid-19

IANS | June 01, 2020 05:13 PM

NEW DELHI:Delhi Lt Governor Anil Baijal and Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Monday paid condolences to the two Delhi Police assistant sub-inspectors (ASI) who died of coronavirus infection.

"Extremely saddened at the death of two Delhi police bravehearts in the line of duty. Their untimely demise is (a) great loss for Delhi Police. Supreme sacrifice made by them in (the) fight against Covid-19 will always be remembered. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families, " the LG said in a tweet.

Delhi police on Monday also paid homage to two members of its staff, "who made the greatest sacrifice in this fight against COVID", calling them "corona warriors".

Kejriwal saluted the brave ASIs and said the entire Delhi is with their families in the pain.

While one of the ASI died on Saturday, another died on Sunday morning. Since the outbreak of the infection, the overall coronavirus casualty in the force is three, including one constable.

On May 7, Kejriwal announced an ex-gratia of Rs one crore to the family of the Delhi police constable who died of coronavirus infection.

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