383 police personnel killed in last one year: IB

New Delhi: As many as 383 police personnel from different state police forces, central paramilitary forces and central police organisations were killed this year, Intelligence Bureau (IB) Director Rajiv Jain said on Saturday.

Jain, during the Police Commemoration Day parade, read out the names of all the police personnel who laid down their lives in the line of duty this year.

Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Union Minister of State Satya Pal Singh attended the event held at the National Police Memorial here.

Police Commemoration Day is observed every year on October 21 to commemorate the police personnel who were martyred in Hot Springs in Ladakh in 1959.