Retired Inspector General of Police Muhammad Shafi Wani passed away at Sudan Heart Care Centre, Karanbagh Satwari, Jammu on Thursday.
His body was flown from Jammu to his residence at Hydepora here this afternoon. Hundreds of people participated in his Namaz-i- Jinazah at Jamia Masjid Hyderpora after which he was laid to rest in the Gulbargh colony graveyard .
Meanwhile, Director General of Police, J&K Dilbag Singh and other cadres of Jammu and Kashmir Police have condoled the Wani’s demise.
In his condolence message the DGP said that the departed officer was known in the department for his qualities of head and heart. He said that his services will be long remembered in the department. The DGP has expressed his sympathies with the bereaved family.
Muhammad Shafi Wani retired from Jammu and Kashmir Police in 2002. His last posting in the department was IGP Traffic, J&K. The officer has remained posted in different capacities in the state including DIG Vigilance, DIG CID Kashmir, IGP Human Rights, IGP Security and IGP Traffic.
The DGP Singh accompanied by IGP Kashmir SP Pani and DIG CKR V K Birdhi visited the bereaved family and conveyed the heartfelt condolences on behalf of the Jammu and Kashmir Police pariwar.