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Police Sub Inspector Shri Sanjay Chandrakant Chougule was a 2005 batch direct recruit officer. He was working in the Crime Branch at Amravati Police Commissionerate and has shown exemplary courage and dedication in prevention and detection of crime during his service. On 13.01.2011 during investigation of an offence vide Kholapuri gate Police Station Cr. No. 05/2011  u/s 307,34 IPC R/w 3,25 Arm Act. PSI Sanjay Chougule had gone to Burhanpur (M.P.) where he showed exemplary bravery and arrested dreaded accused wanted in the said offence and recovered one pistol from the accused persons.

During further investigation, PSI Chougule along with a Crime Branch Team left for Malkapur to catch another absconding accused in the said offences. He made exemplary efforts and based on extremely scientific and professional investigation was able to trace the location of the accused at Malkapur in Buldhana district. During his efforts to the arrest the accused, PSI Chougule and the Police Party was fired upon by the accused persons. PSI Chougule in an extreme exhibition of bravery and courage retaliated the firing and made efforts to catch the accused. But during the process he sustained bullet injuries but he continued the fight even after sustaining bullet injuries. He was shifted to Malkapur Hospital for medical treatment where he breathed his last on 16.01.2011 at 02.45 hrs.

PSI Chougule has shown conspicuous gallantry, bravery, courage and dedication to his work and laid down his life while fighting dreaded criminals.  On previous occasions also PSI Chougule had shown exemplary bravery during discharge of his official work. For his outstanding service, he has been rewarded 75 times in the past and infact was member of Police Team who was rewarded Rs. 60,000/- cash and Commendation note by the Director General of Police, M.S. Mumbai for outstanding professional work in detection of the sensational Khandelwal Jewellery Dacoity Case at Amravati.