Funeral prayers of Shaheed cops held

The funeral prayers of Shaheed police jawans were held here Wednesday at Police Headquarters, Garden.

On the occasion, the IGP Sindh Sultan Salahuddin Babar Khattak, met the families of the Shaheed policemen including HC Gul Faraz, PC Imran and PC Mushtaq, according to a statement of Central Police Office (CPO).

The IGP expressed his deepest sympathies with the families and said that the Sindh Police will remember the bravery, patriotism as the policemen achieved martyrdom in the line of duty and set an example for others.

Later, talking to newsmen, Khattak said that the families of the Shaheed policemen will be given Rs 2 million each as compensation while the injured ASI Manzoor will be promoted to next grade.

The Home Department has also announced Rs 0.1 million each for the Shaheed, he added.

Referring to the investigation into the Tuesday’s blast in Malir during Chehlum, he said that evidences were being collected and it would be premature to reach any conclusion at this stage of investigation.

The funeral prayer was also attended by CCPO Karachi, DIG South, DIG East, Commandant Razzaqabad Training Centre, TPO Saddar, the family members of Shaheed cops and large number of people hailing from law enforcement agencies.