Kupwara Police today commenced its “Police Martyrs Memorial Sports festival” as a part of ongoing “Police commemoration Day” celebration. The sports festival was inaugurated today in the grounds of DPL Kupwara by SSP Kupwara Yougal Manhas in presence of ASP Kupwara Pradeep Singh, DySP Hqrs Rashid Younis, and DySP DAR Sarfaraz Bashir besides sports officials and sports lovers of Kupwara.
SSP Kupwara on the event said that the tournament is being organized by Kupwara Police in the memory of brave Jawans and officers of the force, who laid down their lives for the security, sovereignty and integrity of the Nation.
He further said that J&K Police always try to showcase the talent of sportsman in all formats by providing them opportunity to participate in sports activities which police is organised from time to time.
Cosco Ball Cricket T-20 matches, Volley Ball, Kabadi and Football are being organised in event. In the inaugural T-20 match today, Lolab Lions defeated Salkote Cricket Club by three runs in a exciting match, for Lolab Lions Reyaz Pathan scored 30 runs and took 1 wicket who was adjured Man of the match for his all-round performance.