Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa directs police high ups to solve confronting problems of the heirs of police shuhadda on priority basis
Peshawar, November 08, 2018 (PPI-OT): The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Salahuddin Khan Mehsood has directed police high ups to solve the confronting problems of the heirs of police shuhadda on priority basis and make best use of the available resources for the welfare of shuhadda families.
These directives were given to all police officers throughout the province in a special circular issued from CPO Peshawar today. The circular further reads that police officer and jawan offered sacrifices of their precious lives to safe guard the nation and ensure protection to the life, honour and property of general public and it was incumbent upon the police force to ensure provision of better education to the children of police shuhadda and fulfill their basic requirements of life on priority basis.
In the circular the IGP has directed the police officers to personally visit to the doorsteps of each shuhadda house in their respective jurisdiction and know from the shuhadda family themselves their confronting problems and take immediate steps for its solution on the spot. It is worth mentioning that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police force was fighting as a frontline force against the terrorist and for the last 10 years more than 1000 its officers and jawans right from the rank of constable to Additional IGP rendered matchless sacrifices.
The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa govt keeping in view the pivotal role of the police in the ongoing war against terrorist revised the police shuhadda package and added more incentives to it. As per revised shuhadda package Rs. 10 million is being paid to the legal heirs of every constable, head constable, ASI, sub inspector and inspector Rs. 15 million to legal heirs of DSP/ASP and Rs. 20 million to each heirs of SP, SSP, DIG and upper rank officer.
For the last 10 years Rs. 5,15,45,00,000/- had been given to legal heirs of police shuhadda. Moreover the children of police shuhadda are being imparted free education as well as best medical treatment from police welfare fund. Likewise full salary up to the shaheed age of superannuation is being given to the shaheed family. The son of shaheed having matric qualification is enlisted in the force as constable while the F.A passed son is directly enlisted as ASI.
In the circular it has been transpired that police force give high respect to the unprecedented sacrifices of police shuhadda and vowed that no efforts would be spared for solution of their problems.
For more information, contact:
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police
Sahibzada Abdul Qayyum Road, Civil Secretariat Peshawar,
Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, Pakistan