Altaf Hamid Rao.
MIRPUR (AJK): Feb. 11: The 42nd Death Anniversary of Mohammad Yasin Khan (Shaheed), an ex SSP of Mirpur, one of the pioneer officers of AJK police, was observed with due solemnity and reverence but with simplicity hereon Sunday.
This great and highly-talented personality Muhammad Yasin Khan, having the long distinguished career being a seasoned and most intelligent police officer of AJK Police Service, lost his life during the performance of his official duties at the quite young age of 43 – in a fatal road accident at Rawat, on way back to Mirpur from Rawalpindi after attending an official meeting at Poonch House, (then Rawalpindi-based State Guest House / Camp Office of the AJK government, on February 11, 1976.
Speakers at a special prayer meeting here on Saturday paid rich tributes to the departed legendary officer of Azad Jammu & Kashmir police who attained the great honor through successful investigations into various cases of local, national and international repute because of his exceptional and full command on the professional intellect, of the chief investigating officer, on the part of the AJK police to probe into the cases including the famous hijacking case of an Indian airliner “GANGA” in 1971 to Lahore.
Speakers including visiting Kashmiri expatriates leader Abid Qureshi, senior journalists including ex President AJK UJ Hafiz Maqsood, Sohrab Ahmed Khan, Kamran Abid Bukhari, ex member AJK CPLC A.H.Rao, Business community elder Khawaja Shahid Iqbal, Asif Arbab Raja, Rao Hassan Ijaz, Adil Mahmood Khan and others said that the meritorious life-long meritorious services to the masses by late Muhammad Yasin Khan in the ranks of AJK police in various parts of AJK would always be remembered and which were ever-lasting source of inspiration and guidance for the serving and upcoming police personnel, they added.
The participants offered fateha for the rest of the departed soul in eternal peace.
Born in ancient Ustaad Mohallah Jammu city of occupied Kashmir in May 1932, late Khan Yasin did his secondary school education from Islamia High School in 1946. After migration in 1947 he did his graduation in 1950. Joined AJK Police Service as ASI in 1952 in Muzaffarabad and embraced the laurels one after the other following his high intellect and dedication to serve the nation and the country in different positions in police service not only in AJK police but also on deputation in Pakistan police in Rawalpindi and Islamabad during the era of late Prime Minister Zulfiqar Ali Bhutto, on the special move by then Federal Interior Minister Khan Abdul Qayyum Khan.