Compensation for police martyrs enhanced

Our Reporter

Karachi—The Sindh government has enhanced compensation for martyred police officers/officials from existing Rs 200,000 to Rs 500,000, plus a plot of land, and job for one son or daughter or widow of those laying down their lives in the discharge of their duties, says an official notification issued here Wednesday.
The new slabs will be 1) Rs 500,000 per head to families of shaheed officers/officials, and job in grade-1 to grade 15 without observing prescribed formalities, the announcement said.
For permanently incapacitated the amount will be Rs 500,000, and for partial or temporary incapacitation it will be from Rs 50,000 to Rs 200,000 depending on gravity of injury.
The announcement made it clear that new enhancement will be applicable only to persons suffering after June 1, 2016. Modalities for plot allotment will be notified separately through Police Welfare Fund or the Sindh Board of Revenue, it added.

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