Subhash Tomar, 47-year-old Delhi Police Constable, who suffered serious injuries during violent protests at India Gate on Sunday, died today after battling for life in a city hospital.
Tomar's funeral is being held at Nigambodh crematorium in Delhi. The funeral is to be conducted with full honours. Police commissioner Neeraj Kumar, chief minister Sheila Dikshit and minister of state RPN Singh are attending the funeral.
He was posted in Karawal Nagar area and was called for maintaining law and order at India Gate area during the protests on Sunday over the gangrape of a 23-year-old girl on December 16 .
Tomar's brother Yudhveer Singh also echoed similar views and said, "What was his fault? He was only doing his job and now he is no more."
The policeman's another brother Devinder Singh said, "His family has no other source of income. He was very committed to his duty."
Tomar was survived by his wife and three children.