The Inspector General of Police Islamabad Qazi Jamilur Rehman on Thursday visited the policemen who were badly injured in recent clash with Tehreek-e-Labbaik militants and termed their courage something the entire police force was proud of.
You faced threats to your lives, humiliation, physical thrashing and the worst life-threatening situation but you stood firmly in the face of the worst odds, said the IGP to the policemen during his visit to the hospitals where these policemen are recuperating.
The IGP lauded the performance of policemen for boldly standing up to the violent mobs.
He said that policemen and officials are our heroes who acted in a gallant manner and maintained law and order despite getting injured by violent mob.
The IGP conducted visit of various hospitals of Rawalpindi.
He presented the flower bouquets to the policemen being treated in hospitals and prayed for their early recovery.
The IGP said that Islamabad and Rawalpindi police are ensuring joint crackdown against criminal elements and no one would be allowed to disturb law and order situation.
He saluted to those policemen who ensured protection to the lives and property of the citizens despite getting injured and said that efforts would remain continue for safety of people.
Meanwhile, the Islamabad Capital Territory (ICT) police have recovered Rs.100,000 ransom money from four suspects during investigation.
They had allegedly kidnapped a taxi driver Farhan Khalid at gunpoint last month and took him to Rahimyar Khan.