Due to the efforts made by IG Punjab Captain (R) Arif Nawaz Khan Government of Punjab approved “Shaheed Package” for the families of 26 Police martyrs including 5 martyrs of Data Darbar Blast
Inspector General Police Punjab, Captain (R) Arif Nawaz Khan get approval of Shuhada package for families of 5 Police martyrs of Data Darabar blast and other 21Police martyrs, their cases were pending since last 8 months and within coming few days cheques of financial support will be issued to the families of 26 police martyrs including of Data Darbar blast. IG Punjab said that families of police martyrs are like my own family and I cannot abandon them at any cost or in any situation. Best welfare of families of martyrs is my first preference and I am advocating for them at every forum. He expressed these views after getting approval of “Shaheed Package” for families of 26 police martyrs including the martyrs of Data Darbar Blast. He further said that I am very thankful to the Government of the Punjab with the support and cooperation of Punjab government welfare issues of the families of the Elite Force are being addressed on priority basis. It is worth mentioning here that due to the special efforts and personal interest of IGP, Government of the Punjab gave approval of the welfare package for the families of 21 police martyrs who laid their lives in the line of duty in different districts of Punjab while protecting the life and property of public.
Shuhada package is approved for families of 8 martyrs from Lahore, 7 from Rawalpindi, three from Faisalabad, two from Sargodha and one each from the districts of Bahawalpur, Khushab, Hafizabad, Sheikhupura, Sialkot and Khanewal. Name of the martyrs are ASI Shafqat Ali Shaheed, ASI Sajjad Haider Shaheed, ASI Mohammad Riaz Shaheed, Head Constable Sajid Mahmood Shaheed, Head Constable Mohammad Sohail Shaheed, Head Constable Shahid Nazir Shaheed, Head Constable Gulzar Ali Shaheed, Head Constable Mohammad Arif Shaheed, Head Constable Faizullah Shaheed, Traffic Warden Shahid Sarwar shaheed, Head Constable Asif Iqbal Shaheed, Constable Mohammad Bilal Shaheed, Constable Khalid Ameer Shaheed, Constable Muhammad Mazhar Shaheed, Constable Asif Sultan Shaheed, Constable Omar Usman Shaheed, Constable Mohammad Afzaal Shaheed, Constable Mohammad Jamil Shaheed, Constable Asghar Ali Shaheed, Constable Ansar Mahmood Shaheed, Constable Farmaish Ali Shaheed, Constable Mohammad Abid Ali Shaheed, Constable Mohammad Iqbal Shaheed, Constable Mohammad Zafran Shaheed, Constable Mohammad Salim Shaheed, Constable Mohammad Saddam Shaheed. After approval of the package now, these families will be provided all the benefits of the package within next few days.
(Handout No. 173)
Director Public Relations