Gives cheques, certificates to injured cops
Punjab Inspector General of Police Inam Ghani on Thursday said that during the recent violent protests, the Punjab Police personnel have proudly created a new history of bravery, diligence and perseverance, which has not only boost its moral but also brought appreciation both at the governmental and public levels.
IG Police Inam Ghani expressed these views while addressing a ceremony at the Central Police Office held to disburse cheques amounting to Rs0.5 each and CC-1 certificates to 11 injured policemen of Lahore and Sheikhupura districts.
He also visited all the injured one by one and gave them cash prizes and certificates of appreciation while the officers present at the function applauded and paid homage to the services of the brave personnel.
The IGP said that the martyrs and Ghazis of Punjab Police who bravely protected the lives and property of the people by standing firm in front of the protesters have proved that protection of life, property and honor of the people is our first priority and this doesn’t matter if our lives are lost in the line of duty.
He further said that despite the violent actions of the miscreants, the protection of life and property of the people and upholding the writ of the state was the priority for which the IG Punjab is grateful to the entire force including the martyrs and Ghazis and due to their bravery, sense of duty, diligence, dedication and patriotism have served us well in front of both the government and the people.
He further said that DIG Welfare has provided best medical facilities to the officers and personnel undergoing treatment in all the hospitals of the province who were injured during the sit-ins while the government is also approving a case of financial assistance as soon as possible to encourage these brave wounded officers and personnel.
Addressing the injured personnel, the IGP said that just as the brave martyrs are the foreheads of the Punjab Police, so are the Ghazis who were injured while performing their professional duties and steps shall be continued for their best care and welfare in the future.
He further said that ceremonies would be organized in their districts to encourage the injured officers and personnel across Punjab where they would be awarded cash prizes and certificates of appreciation.
Additional IG Establishment Ali Amir Malik, Additional IG Logistics and Procurement Shahid Hanif, Additional IG Training Kanwar Shahrukh, Additional IG Welfare Farooq Mazhar, Additional IG Operations Sahibzada Shehzad Sultan, Additional IGP PHP Akram Naeem Bharoka, DIG Legal Jawad Ahmed Dogar, DIG Welfare Agha Muhammad Yousuf and AIG Finance Ghazi Salahuddin among others were also present.