Richmond RCMP reports that they have lost one of their finest and most valuable officers Cst. Jasmine Thiara (#64971) and the Sikh community is in shock.
As per reports percolating, Thiara allegedly shot herself under the Oak Street Bridge.
Jasmine Thiara, a Royal Canadian Mounted Police officer (RCMP) was originally from Richmond, British Columbia.
This official statement regarding her demise was issued by the Richmond RCMP.
“We continue to deal with the overwhelming shock and grief over the loss of one of our Richmond RCMP police officers on Sunday February 21, 2021. The death happened while they were off duty and the BC Coroners Service is conducting an investigation to determine the facts surrounding the death.
Their family has asked for privacy so we have not discussed the loss publicly. However, information around the death has been shared with the greater RCMP family so we can all come together to deal with the tragic news about one of our own. Supports are in place for both their family and our colleagues, and we will continue to monitor everyone’s wellness moving forward.”
A Canadian-born Indian Sikh martial artist Gurdarshan Singh Mangat nicknamed ‘Saint Lion’ concerning her demise wrote “RIP Cst Jasmine Thiara #64971 from Richmond.
Say her name. She'll get no parade, no medal and no address. She'll be barely mentioned in the public news. Yet she served all the citizens of her community as part of law enforcement. Because of how she died she'll never be mentioned.
Irish Angel, a support network for Law Enforcement, EMS, Firefighters, and Military shared a post on facebook