Supercop K P S Gill passes away at 82

NEW DELHI
26 May 2017

Supercop K P S Gill, often credited with rooting out militancy in Punjab, died in a hospital here today. He was 82. Gill breathed his last at 2:55 pm at the Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. The former Director General of Police (DGP) of Punjab was admitted to the hospital on May 18 under the care of Dr D S Rana, head of the department of nephrology. "He was suffering from end stage kidney failure and significant ischemic heart disease. Gill had been recovering from peritonitis but died of a sudden cardiac arrest caused by cardiac arrhythmia," Dr Rana said.