‘Islamabad police martyrs wrote golden chapter with their blood’
Islamabad (TP) August 4: Like their compatriots elsewhere in the country, the Islamabad police have added a golden chapter in the history, written with the blood of their martyrs.
Inspector-General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Muhammad Aamir Zulfiqar Khan said this while addressing a ceremony held here at the Police Line Headquarters to commemorate all police martyrs who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty and for better as well as peaceful future of the nation.
Families of martyred policemen were specially invited to the ceremony. DIG Security Waqar Ahmad Chohan, DIG (Operations) Waqar ud Din Syed, DIG (Headquarters) Muhammad Saleem, all SSPs, SPs, and DSPs were also present.
The IGP Islamabad laid floral wreath at the Police Martyrs’ Monument and paid tribute to the sons of the soil who sacrificed their lives for the future of the next generation.
Islamabad Police Chief Zulfiqar Khan said the courageous role played by the police in the capital has won hearts of people as the brave custodians of law and order prevented many mishaps by timely action against mischievous elements.
He said that as many as 42 police officers and Jawans of the capital police embraced martyrdom in the line of duty. Islamabad police martyrs wrote a golden chapter with their blood and their names would be remembered forever due to their great sacrifices, he added.
The IGP said that police like our armed forces were fighting against the menace of terrorism and Islamabad police have rendered numerous sacrifices in the war against terrorism.
“We are proud of the martyrs of Islamabad police who have written a golden chapter with their blood and ensured protection to the lives and property of the citizens,” he added.
He said thanked the prime minister for the approval of shuhada package. The IGP reiterated that the high-ups were committed to providing every facility to the families of martyred personnel while jobs and He said that the future of the nation would be made more secure as brave sons of the soil have not learnt to bow before the enemy.
He along with police officials also met with the families of martyred personnel and said that they were very lucky whose dears ones embraced martyrdom to secure their country. He said there was no alternative to life but Islamabad police would ensure every relief measures for the families of its martyred cops.
He said that a “Shuhada Desk” has been established for better coordination with the families of martyred personnel and provide better assistance as well as more facilities to them without delay.