JKP sweeps titles as Martyrs Memorial Friendship Tournament concludes

SSP Dushyant Sharma presenting trophies to winners in Jammu on Thursday.
SSP Dushyant Sharma presenting trophies to winners in Jammu on Thursday.

Excelsior Sports Correspondent
JAMMU, June 13: Jammu and Kashmir Police (JKP) teams won the titles in all three disciplines of Basketball, Handball and Volleyball in the 1st Martyrs Memorial Friendship tournament, which concluded at Gulshan ground and District Police Lines ground, here today.
The tournament was held under the overall supervision of Danesh Rana, Inspector General of Police (IGP) Armed AND Dushyant Sharma, SSP SO (Sports) to ADGP Armed J&K Police.
In Basketball, JKP team defeated SAI STC Jammu in a close contest by 4 points (81-77), while in Handball, JKP drubbed the same opponent by 4 goals (27-23) and in Volleyball, JKP trounced 4 Raj Rifle by (3-0) sets.
15 teams across Jammu region participated in the Tournament and the participating teams included the teams from Army and Sports Authority of India (SAI).
The main objective of the tournament was to pay tributes to the Martyrs of J&K Police, Army and Paramilitary Forces, besides building better coordination between J&K Police and Armed Forces.
Dushyant Sharma, SSP SO (Sports) J&K Police and Vikram Handa, General Secretary J&K Basketball Association distributed prizes among the winners and runners-up teams on the occasion.