CRPF Officer from Assam dies of COVID-19 in Delhi  


GUWAHATI: A Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) officer from Assam’s Barpeta district who was a COVID-19 patient died in Delhi on Tuesday. The officer named Ikramul Hussain tested COVID-19 positive on April 24. He passed away at Safdarjung Hospital in Delhi. He left behind his wife and two sons.

Meanwhile, Assam chief minister Sarbananda Sonowal has mourned the death of the Assam man. Taking to Twitter, CM Sonowal expressed his sorrow, “Deeply saddened to learn of the demise of @crpfindia SI Md Ikram Hussain who belonged to Barpeta, Assam. Till his last breath, this brave son of Maa Bharti kept fighting against #COVID19. His undying spirit inspires us to sacrifice everything for the nation. My condolences.”