Jaipur: Deepchand Verma – a CRPF jawan – who was martyred in a terror attack in Baramulla area of Jammu and Kashmir on Wednesday morning was a resident of Sikar district in Rajasthan. Deepchand was on petrolling when a group of terrorists ambushed and attached him. He was seriously injured in the attack. He was rushed to a hospital where he died while undergoing treatment. The last rites will likely be held at his native village on Thursday.
Deepchand was a resident of Bavadi village of Sikar district. As the news of his martyrdom reached the family, a pall of gloom descended in the village.
According to preliminary reports, Deepchand joined CRPF in 2003. He got a promotion six months ago. A year after joining CRPF, he got married. He is survived by two twin sons, a daughter and wife Saroj. The family currently lives in army quarters in Ajmer. The family members were inconsolable after receiving the news of Deepchand’s death in the terror attack.
A huge crowd of people gathered out his house in his native village as the news spread. The last remains of the CRPF jawan will likely reach his native village on Thursday following which the funeral will be held.