IG enquires after health of suicide bomb injured policemen

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Assures all support, care for brave-heart officials

Zubair Qureshi

The Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Dr Akbar Nasir Khan on visited the houses of police personnel injured in the suicide blast at I-10 area.

IGP Islamabad told the injured officials and their families that the Prime Minister Shehbaz Sharif and Federal Minister for Interior Rana Sanaullah Khan have paid rich tribute for their bravery and said that the brave officials saved the city from a big disaster.

IGP Islamabad met with the officials and their families and gave them welfare cheques.

On the occasion, he said that the Islamabad capital police officials never hesitated to make sacrifices for the safety of the citizens, to save the city and thwart terror attempts.

The police officers who sacrificed their lives for their country and peoples have created stories that will always be written in the golden chapter of history. IGP Islamabad issued instructions to the concerned officers for the best possible treatment of the injured and further said that the department stands with its brave-heart officials.

Meanwhile, according to the police public relations officer, more than 100 kilometers of optical cable including damaged cameras were repaired and made functional on a priority basis. At the same time the process of installing 750 new cameras was also completed to further increase the efficiency of Safe City Islamabad in which 50 additional cameras equipped with artificial intelligence technology were installed for effective monitoring at entry and exit points.

Similarly, the installation of 20 additional cameras for reading vehicle number plates under the automatic system has also been completed. To further improve the communication system 14 out of 20 ELTV towers have been enabled.

Safe City also established a secure online portal for ongoing recruitment in Islamabad Capital Police to better coordinate all stages from online registration of candidate applications to tests.