MULTAN: To commemorate the sacrifices of the officials of Multan police who laid down their lives in the line of duty, the Multan police have displayed their portraits on the walls of Police Lines and the official residence of the city police officer (CPO).
“The purpose behind displaying the portraits of the martyrs is to pay tribute to their commitment and sacrifice,” said Multan Police Public Relation Officer Shabina Karim. She said 38 policemen of Multan district had lost their lives while maintaining the law and order in the last few years.
She said that portraits of one deputy superintendent of police, four sub-inspectors (of them, one was from traffic police), four assistant sub-inspectors, four head constables and 25 constables had been displayed.
She said recently a children’s park in police lines, named after head constable Muhammad Iqbal who died in a bomb blast on March 2, 2007, while serving as guard with a judge of anti-terrorism court, was inaugurated by his children.
She said the CPO visited the families of martyrs often and resolved their issues if any, while official residences had been allotted to the families facing residential related issues.
“With the special efforts of the CPO, a residential plot has been allotted to the family of martyr constable Munir Ahmed,” she added.
She said the families of 85 police personnel who lost their live during service were also being looked after.