Compensation cheques distributed among martyred families

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Islamabad Capital Territory Police (ICTP) on Monday distributed compensation cheques worth Rs 1224 million among the families of martyred under PM Assistance Package.

The policemen in the Capital have added a golden chapter in their history, written with blood of their martyrs.

The courageous role played by the police has won millions of hearts as the brave custodians of law and order. They prevented many disasters by taking timely action against criminal elements. Several police officials and Jawans of Islamabad police sacrificed their lives during performing duty.

According to police spokesman, for the compensation to the families of martyred personnel, an amount of Rs. 1,224 million was paid to the families of martyrs (Shuhada) and deceased employees under PM Assistance Package which has been previously pending for last eight years.

Similarly, Rs. 17.5 million was also distributed among families of Shuhada, deceased officials and other police personnel for welfare. Besides this, recruitment of next of kin of Shuhada was also completed and a total of 328 inductions were made including 235 constables, 53 followers and 40 in ministerial staff. No case of recruitment of next of kin of martyred personnel is pending with Islamabad force at present.

Among other initiatives for the personnel of the force, the major steps to boost the morale include increase in salary of 9,500 officers as well as in DA Allowance & Ration Allowance; 30 gallantry awards for ICP Police Officers.