Former Punjab Director General of Police KPS Gill passed away at the age of 82 in Delhi's Sir Ganga Ram Hospital. Gill who served twice as the DGP of Punjab is best known for bringing down militancy in the sate.

According to an ANI report, Gill was suffering from End Stage Kidney Failure and significant Ischemic Heart Disease. He passed away due to sudden cardiac arrest due to cardiac arrhythmia.

KPS Gill was the Director General of Police in Punjab from 1988 to 1990. He then served another term between 1991 and 1995 after which he retired. He also served as the chief of Institute for Conflict Management as well as Indian Hockey Federation. He received Padma Shri in the year 1989, reports The Tribune.