Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill breathed his last at Sir Ganga Ram Hospital in Delhi on Friday. He was 82.

He was admitted to the hospital following a cardiac arrest.

Gill served twice as Director General of Police (DGP) in Punjab, where he was credited with having brought the Punjab insurgency under control.

Author, editor, speaker, consultant on counter-terrorism, president of the Institute for Conflict Management and president of the Indian Hockey Federation (IHF), Gill received Padma Shri award in 1989 for his work in the civil service.