Our Martyr – Rokunga Pautu

Name :  D/G-II Rokunga Pautu, 1-MAP

Date & Place of Occurence : 30.6.2000 at Near Bandiasara

Brief of Action causing such death : Armed insurgent group ambushed Mizoram Police Operation party consisting of 19 (nineteen) personnel under the command of the then Hav. C.S. Lalrinzuala who were returning to Tlabung in a medium truck NO.MZ 01-A/9975 about 1 kilometer after leaving Bandiasora. The militants killed 7 (seven) Police personnel and injured 7 (seven) Police personnel. No arms and ammunitions were lost by the Police during the encounter. Although the Police operation retaliated, D/G-II RokungaPautu who was driving the vehicle was killed in the said ambush..
He was awarded President’s Police Medal for Gallantry posthumously in the year 2002.