Sub-inspector succumbs to injuries He had a baby the day he was shot by SIMI operatives
news Thursday, April 09, 2015 - 05:30
A police official, who was injured in the gunfight with terror operatives in Telangana's Nalgonda district on Saturday, succumbed at a hospital in Hyderabad on Tuesday. Sub-inspector G. D. Siddaiah breathed his last at Kamineni Hospital, where he was battling for life for three days. Doctors said he was brought in a critical condition and could not recover despite all the efforts to save him. The police official had sustained four bullet injuries. While doctors removed three bullets, the fourth which pierced through his head could not be taken out. Siddaiah's wife, who was admitted in the same hospital in which he was undergoing treatment, delivered a baby boy on the same evening of the encounter. Tuesday also marked Siddaiah's wedding anniversary.  On April 4, one policeman was killed and two others injured in a fierce gun fight with members of the SIMI in Nalgonda district of Telangana. While constable Nagaraju died on spot, injured cops, Inspector Balagangi Reddy and Sub-Inspector Siddaiah, were immediately rushed to the hospital. While Reddy's condition improved, Siddaiah's continued to deteriorate in the last three days, and on Tuesday evening he succumbed to his injuries. Siddaiah, who was the Sub-Inspector of Atmakur police station, had sustained three bullet wounds, including one on his head. After the encounter on Saturday, it was established that the two men  killed by the forces, Aijajuddeen and Aslam, were part of the “Abu Faisal” gang. The gang members had escaped from district jail in Khandwa on October 1, 2013.   Tweet Follow @thenewsminute

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