RAWALPINDI: Pakistan Army has paid tribute to the police force on the occasion on Police Martyrs Day being observed across the country.
“On Police Martyrs Day, tribute to martyrs of Pakistan Police. In the line of duty, they have been the 1st responders to every cry for help and answered every call with purpose and pride,” said a tweet by the Inter-Services Public Relations.
Police Martyrs Day is being observed to pay tributes to police personnel who have rendered their lives for the security and stability of the country. Provincial governments have announced compensation packages for the families of martyrs to support their children complete their education.
Police Martyrs Day was observed for the fifth consecutive year on the death anniversary of Shaheed Safwat Ghayur, the commandant of Frontier Constabulary Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police who was martyred in a suicide attack on his vehicle on 4th August, 2010.
Special events are being held at provincial headquarters and at district level to highlight the services of police force. Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar laid a floral wreath at the Yadgar-e-Shuhada in Lahore and said the martyrs are our pride.
Likewise, Karachi East DIG placed floral wreath at Yadgar-e-Shuhada in the city and prayed for the martyrs. Malir and Karachi East SSPs also paid a visit to the graves of martyred officials along with other officers.