Assam’s Nagaon Superintendent of Police (SP) Shankar Brata Raimedhi has been conferred with ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ on August 12th, 2019. He has been awarded for his investigation into an infamous gang rape and murder of a 12-year-old girl in Assam’s Nagaon district resulting in conviction in a Fast Track Court and death sentence for the main accused. A total of 96 police officers across the country have been awarded the ‘Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation’ for the year 2019.
“I am happy to share that I have been awarded the prestigious Union Home Minister’s Medal for Excellence in Investigation 2019,” Raimedhi said. He further said, “The judgement of the case has been a cause of great personal and professional sense of achievement for the entire Team of Nagaon Police.” Raimedhi was also awarded the DGP Commendation Medal 2018 for Meritorious Service in an event in 4th APBN Kahilipara along with other three police officers.
Raimedhi, a lecturer in Economics in the Lady Sri Ram College in Delhi passed the Union Public Service Commission’s civil services examination and bagged 742nd rank. Born in 1985, Shankar passed the class X examination from Don Bosco School, Class XII from the Army School at Narengi, graduation from St Stephen College in Economics. He pursued MA and M Phil from Jawahar Nehru University.
Nagaon | First Published: Aug 14, 2019