Punjab Police to ensure protection of life and properties of Christian citizens: IG Punjab

Sep 17, 2023

On the direction of Inspector General Police Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar, preferable steps are being taken for the health welfare of the force. The welfare branch approved funds for the treatment of employees suffering from health problems and their families. According to the details, Superintendent of Lahore Police Muhammad Javed was given 02 lakh rupees for the treatment expenses of his wife.02 lakh rupees was given to Constable Muhammad Sher for appendix operation and other treatment.Constable Ali Raza’s widow was given Rs.02 lakh for the treatment of back bone disease.Constable Muhammad Imran was given 02 lakh 91 thousand rupees for the treatment of his son’s hearing problem.Constable Sajid Hussain was given Rs. One lakh for the treatment of his daughter’s knee, Inspector Syed Aftab Ahmed was given 2 lakh Rs for the treatment of his wife. Similarly other officers and officials of various districts are being provided with support in medical expenses. IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar ordered to take more measures for the health welfare of the force and said that the welfare of the force and their families should be taken care of with the effective use of available resources. Welfare Management Committee under the chairmanship of Additional IG Welfare Riaz Nazir Gara had sent the above mentioned cases to IG Punjab for release of funds.

On the direction of Inspector General Police Punjab, Dr. Usman Anwar, the crackdown of the Punjab Police is continue to arrest the dangerous criminals with the support of Interpol. Various A category dangerous proclaimed offender who have fled abroad after committing the crimes are reaching back to Pakistan after being arrest by police teams. According to the details, another proclaimed offender who escaped to France was arrested, the total number of proclaimed offenders arrested from abroad this year has reached 115. Nasir Iqbal, wanted in a murder case, was arrested at Lahore Airport on his return from France.The Punjab Police had issued a red notice with the help of Interpol to arrest the accused. Further legal action is being taken against the accused Nasir Iqbal. IG Punjab praised the police team on the arrest of the A category dangerous proclaimed offender, He directed to intensify the crackdown and said that the pursuit of the absconding offenders abroad involved in other serious crimes including murder, robbery, kidnapping for ransom should be continued. IG Punjab directed that efforts should be made to arrest all the proclaimed offenders with close coordination and effective follow-up with the complainants. He directed to improve the communication with FIA, Interpol and other agencies for the arrest of more proclaimed offenders residing abroad after committing the crimes.

Punjab Police is ensuring priority measures to provide houses to all the families of the martyrs of Punjab Police of years of before 2017, in this regard plots were provided to 21 families of police martyrs at Central Police Office Lahore. According to the details, MOU has been signed between the Punjab Police and the private estate developer for providing plots to the martyrs of Lahore Police. IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar and Chairman of Private Estate Developer signed the MOU. Under the MOU, plots will be given to the families of 100 martyrs of Lahore Police for the construction of houses. After the MOU, plots were provided to the families of 21 martyrs in a ceremony held at the Central Police Office at the first phase. IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar said that Lahore Police has so far arranged plots for the families of 503 martyrs. Plots have been given to 271 families, the documentation of provision of plots to remaining 232 families is in progress. The private estate developer also announced to donate 01 crore for the health care of the martyrs’ families.

Dr. Usman Anwar said that the Punjab Police established an endowment fund of 22 crores for the construction of martyrs’ houses.IG Punjab Dr. Usman Anwar said that 11 families are being given 25 lakhs each in instalments of 5 lakh from the profit of this endowment fund.  IG Punjab said that the families of martyrs belonging to years before 2017 are being provided plots in residential schemes equipped with all facilities with the support of good and benevolent people.With these measures, the families of the martyrs will get a personal space and roof to live. The families of the martyrs thanked IG Punjab Dr Usman Anwar for solving the long-standing problem. Additional IG Welfare Riaz Nazir Gara, CCPO Bilal Siddique kimyana were present at the ceremony, DIG Operation Ali Nasir Rizvi, SSP Admin Lahore Atif Nazir, AIG Welfare Naveed Ajmal, private estate developer Malik Mudassar and other personalities were also present.

(Daily Times)