‘Fearless’ police officer dies a month after testing positive for Covid

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A “FEARLESS” police officer has died just a month after testing positive for Covid-19.

PC Abbasuddin Ahmed, 40, was described by heartbroken colleagues as “a lovely man who was never seen without a smile on his face”.

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PC Abbasuddin Ahmed, described by colleagues as a lovely smiling man, died just a month after testing positive for Covid-19

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PC Abbasuddin Ahmed, described by colleagues as a lovely smiling man, died just a month after testing positive for Covid-19Credit: GMP

The married dad-of-two, known as Abbas, had served with Greater Manchester Police since 2017.

Inspector Abid Sardar, of the GMP Muslim Police Association, said: “Abbas became a friend immediately.

"I have spent time with Abbas both in a professional and personal capacity.

“I would describe him as a committed police officer, true friend and family man.”

“Abbas will be greatly missed by everyone that knew him."

Married dad-of-two, Abbas, pictured with his daughter, had served with Greater Manchester Police since 2017

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Married dad-of-two, Abbas, pictured with his daughter, had served with Greater Manchester Police since 2017Credit: GMP

 'I would describe him as a committed police officer, true friend and family man', pictured with his wife

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Inspector Abid Sardar said: 'I would describe him as a committed police officer, true friend and family man', pictured with his wifeCredit: GMP

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Fellow cops also paid tribute to his pride in being a police officer.

One colleague said: "Abs lived up his name meaning 'lion' - brave, loyal, a fighter, protective, and completely fearless. Abs will live in our hearts forever."

A GoFundMe page has been set up by colleagues to support his family.

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