ISLAMABAD - The Inspector-General of Police, Muhammad Ahsan Younas along with senior police officials visited houses of police martyrs’ families and distributed Eid gifts among them, a police spokesman said on Monday.

According to him, IGP Islamabad   visited houses of SI Liaqat Ali Shaheed, HC Munawar Shaheed and HC Bashir Shah Shaheed. SSP Operations Muhammad Faisal Kamran visited families of Shaheed Inspector Safdar and Shaheed HC Ishtiaq Ranjha, while SSP Investigation Karrar Hussain visited house of Shaheed Constable Afzal Jinnan. Similarly SP Industrial Area Saud Khan   visited Shaheed SI Shamshad Akbar   who laid down   his life in an encounter with drug peddlers.

The officers distributed Eid gifts among the families and children of police martyrs.

Expressing sympathy with the families, the IGP said that the martyrs were the pride of the police as they had sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. “We are standing with the families of martyrs on every occasion of happiness and sorrow,” he added.

Islamabad police chief maintained that the brave police officials who sacrificed their lives for the nation were the real heroes of the department and the department would always be at the service of martyrs’ families.