Port Blair, Sept. 21: Shri Kuldeep Rai Sharma, President, PCC, Senior leaders and members record of PCC have congratulated the Supdt of Police, Dumka, Jharkhand, Shri Hemant Toppo, a 2001 batch IPS officer who has been awarded President's Police Medal for Gallantry conferred by the Union Government of India this year (2012). He participated in the Anti-Naxalite Operation in the forests of Narkandi in Gomla in 2003.

Shri Hemant Toppo belongs to Andaman and Nicobar Islands, son of Shri Abraham Toppo, the first former Vice Chairman of Zilla Parishad, A&N Islands, and resident of Kadakachang Village, South Adaman. He accomplished his primary education from Nirmala Senior Secondary School, Port Blair.