Police Martyrs’ Day was observed on Tuesday to pay tributes to police personnel who have rendered their lives for the security and stability of the country.
To commemorate the sacrifices of valiant police officers ‘Yaum-e-Shuhada-e-Police’; a tribute paying ceremony was held at National Police Bureau. Mehr Khaliq Dad Lak, PSP, Director General National Police Bureau paid glowing tributes to the Police Shuhada of Pakistan.
This graceful ceremony was including Police guard of honour, Salami, flower wreath laying by the DG National Police Bureau at Shuhada Yadgar, Fateha Khawani and Dua for martyrs to acknowledge Shaheed police officer’s living and martyr protagonists and their legacies.
DG NPB expressed that thousands of police officers have died and many thousands have been maimed in the police department while fighting against terrorism and organized crime, so we may all live in peace. These martyrs have performed beyond the call of duty.
Deputy Inspector General of Police Awais Ahmed has paid rich tribute to the policemen who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. He was addressing a ceremony held at the Police Lines Headquarters in connection with Police Martyrs Day.
DIG law & order Fareed Shah along with DIG Headquarters Awais Ahmed and DIG Safe City Romail Akram visited the martyrs’ monument and laid a wreath and offered Fateha for the martyrs.
DIG Headquarters Awais Ahmed said that 57 policemen embraced martyrdom in the line of duty but did not bow to the anti-social elements. He added that as a nation we are indebted to our martyrs who added a golden chapter to the history by their supreme sacrifices.
At the end of the ceremony, checks and gifts were also distributed among the families of the martyrs. The families of the martyrs expressed their views and thanked the Islamabad Capital Police for all possible support. Quran recitation was also organized for the grades elevation of martyr’s.
Youm-e-Shuhada-e-Police was observed at Police Lines, Irshad Shaheed Auditorium to pay tributes to all those police officers and jawans who lost their lives in the line of duty.
The martyrs’ families attended the event as chief guests, while Regional Police Officer (RPO) Rawalpindi Region Imran Ahmar, Deputy Commissioner (DC) Rawalpindi Tahir Farooq, City Police Officer (CPO) Rawalpindi Syed Shahzad Nadeem Bukhari, officers of the armed forces, senior superintendent of police investigation, SSP Operations, City Traffic Officer Rawalpindi, Divisional SPs, SP Headquarters and members of peace committees were also present.
Senior officers of police, armed forces, and a police contingent presented salute to the martyrs and also laid floral wreaths at the memorial of the martyrs and offered Fateha.
Later, the RPO and the CPO also visited the residences of Shaheed Inspector Mian Imran Abbas and Constable Zafran Shaheed. They met the martyrs’ children and presented gifts to them. Rawalpindi District Police on the special directives of the Punjab government and the Inspector General of Punjab Police organized a function to honour the services and sacrifices of the martyrs.