Published On: Fri, Aug 21st, 2020

Senior Kolkata Police officer dies due to COVID-19

Kolkata, Aug 21 (PTI) A senior officer of Kolkata Police died due to COVID-19 on Friday, taking the total number of its personnel succumbing to the virus to nine, officials said.

File Photo: Kolkata Police ACP Uday Shankhar Banerjee

Assistant Commissioner of Police, Uday Shankhar Banerjee, in his mid 50s, died at a private hospital here in the early hours, they said.

Kolkata Police Commissioner Anuj Sharma expressed grief over his demise and described Banerjee as a “corona martyr”.

“Extremely saddened to share the news of untimely demise of an outstanding Officer ACP (Central Div) Uday Shankar Banerjee who was under treatment in hospital due to COVID-19. TeamKP stands by the family of the deceased Officer #Sad #CoronaMartyr #RIP,” Sharma said on Twitter.

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