Families of Police Martyrs of Data Darbar Blast Calls on CM Punjab


The heirs of police officials who embraced martyrdom in Data Darbar blast met with Punjab Chief Minister Sardar Usman Buzdar at his office on Thursday. The Chief Minister presented cheques of one crore rupees each to the families of martyred police officials. Talking on the occasion, the Chief Minister said that residences and plots will also be given to the police martyrs and the heirs will receive full salary till the retirement of the martyred officials. The government will provide a government job to the widow, son or daughter and the families will live in the government residence till retirement. Similarly, children will also be provided free healthcare and educational facilities, he added. The martyred officials have sacrificed their lives for the motherland and every possible effort will be made by the government to facilitate the heirs, he said. The Punjab police have always written the history of bravery by fighting on the frontline. The heirs of the martyred officials are part of my family and Punjab government is standing by you. The nation will not forget the great sacrifices rendered by the martyred police officials and all our sympathies are with the families of the martyrs who will not be left alone and they will be fully taken care of. The Chief Minister announced that Punjab police will be provided all possible support and disclosed that a relief package will be announced in the budget for the families of civilians embracing martyrdom in such incidents. IG police said that the martyrs are the pride of the police institution and taking care of their families is the responsibility of the police department which will be performed in a good manner. The morale of the Punjab police is high because of the sacrifices of the martyrs and police will continue to render sacrifices for the sake of maintaining peace in the country, he added. Law minister Raja Basharat, ACS (Home), IG Police, secretary information and others were also present on the occasion.