Supremacy of law, welfare of force top priority: IGP


Inspector General of Police (IGP) Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Akhtar Hayat Khan on Sunday said that the supremacy of law and justice and the welfare of the police force were the top priorities of the department. He stated this during his visit to Ejaz Shaheed Police Lines, Dera Ismail Khan where he was welcomed by Regional Police Officer (RPO) Dera Abdul Ghafoor Afridi, DPO Dera Abdul Rauf Babar Qaiserani, DPO Tank Waqar Ahmed, DPO South Waziristan Shabir Hussain and other senior police officers.

On this occasion, a smartly turned contingent of police presented salute to the IGP. The IGP also visited ‘Yadgar-e-Shuhada’ at police lines and laid wreaths on the memorials of police martyrs.

The KP Police chief also planted a sapling in the premises of Police Lines in connection with the ongoing spring plantation drive. While addressing a gathering of officers and officials of police, the IGP said the police job was a sacred profession which puts a heavy responsibility on the shoulders of the force to move forward as a team for establishing peace in the entire province and the country.

He mentioned that the officers, from constable to the rank of IG, have rendered sacrifices for the bright future of the country and nation.