The martyr returned home in coffin. On Sunday morning, he returned to his village home on the shoulders of his colleagues in CRPF.
Late Shyamal Kumar Dey, 28, of CRPF 90 Battalion, was shot dead by militants in Kashmir’s Bijbehera district on Friday afternoon. His body was first flown to Kolkata on Saturday afternoon in a special flight . The body was taken to Medinipur police line by road at night.
At sunrise on Sunday, the body was brought to the Singpur village of Sabang under tight security of CRPF 185 Battalion personnel and state police.
The martyr,s body was placed on a temporary stage set up on the ground of Singpur Primary School. CRPF DG Pradeep Kumar Singh, Commanding Officer Binod Kumar, District Superintendent of Police Dinesh Kumar and other CRPF and state police officials paid their respects to Shahid Jawan.Rajya Sabha MP Manas Bhuiyan, actor MP Dev, BJP leader Bharti Ghosh, Youth Congress leader Sheikh Saiful and other political personalities came to the Singpur school ground to join the last journey and pay their respect.
After the gun salute , the last rites were performed with full state honors.
The whole village, is shocked with the incident. Administrative officials have expressed grief over the death of Brave jawan.