Nuh: A young police constable of Mewat district’s Badarpur village has carved a niche for himself in the Indian history as he scaled the 6,400 metre high Kangyaste peak of the Himalayas in Ladakh.

Constable Ashiq Khan who is serving at Palwal SP office at present had started trekking Kangyaste peak on September 19 along with the head woman constable Kanta Duhan. However, Duhan could not continue with Khan.

Mewat Superintendent of Police (SP) Yogender Singh Nehra and Deputy Commissioner Balraj Singh Mor have congratulated Khan on his achievement which has brought laurels to the Haryana Police.

Khan was recruited in Haryana Police in 2007 and was selected for commando training in 2009 where the Director General of Police R S Dalal encouraged him for the trekking.

Speaking about his experiences of trekking Kangyaste peak Khan said that on September 23 he hoisted the national flag on the peak.

Khan said, an agency, ‘Snow Field Tourism and travels’ helped him in his trekking efforts and also gave certificate of his achievement.

It is worth mentioning that Khan had also scaled 17,843 foot high Friendship Peak in Himachal Pradesh in 2009 during his advance courses of commando training.