Inspector General of Police (IGP) Islamabad Tariq Masood Yasin Wednesday distributed cheques Rs 50,000 each among 35 heirs of martyred personnel who sacrified their lives in the line of their duty.
Addressing the cheque distribution ceremony, held here at Police Line Headquarters, he said, “Our relation with these families will never end and it is our duty to remember them and take care of their all requirements.”
The IGP said, “Though there can be no compensation for the supreme sacrifice in service of the nation but responsibility assigned to us by our martyred cops would be fulfilled and support to the bereaved families will be continued not as sympathy but as a duty.”
He said martyred cops of Islamabad police force had left behind indelible memories and heroic examples that would continue to inspire others in the fight against criminals and maintain peace.
He said he had shouldered several martyred personnel with a heavy heart and
“It becomes our mutual responsibility to step forward and ensure assistance to the bereaved family members in any type of odd situation.”
The entire force of Islamabad police stood with those who sacrificed their lives for our safer future, he said.
Managing Director Pakistan Bait ul Mal (PBM) Abid Waheed Sheikh, senior officials from Islamabad police and the PBM and families of martyred personnel attended the ceremony.
Acknowledging the sacrifices of martyred personnel, MD PBM Abid Waheed Sheikh said entire nation was proud of gallant cops who ensured safety to the people by sacrificing their own lives.
He said it was our duty to help heirs of martyred personnel and the PBM would continue to assist in such noble tasks.
He also thanked IGP Islamabad Tariq Masood Yasin and SSP Islamabad Malik Matloob for organizing such an important ceremony. He said policemen were often criticized but it was equally important to highlight their good work.