MIRPUR (AJK) - Tributes were paid to Inspector Raja Muhammad Jamil Shaheed at a condolence reference on Monday for sacrificing his life during official duties on Thursday last. Jamil had embraced Shahadat during a violent police-mob clash in Charhoi town of Kotli district on June 5 while a group of the local population, backed by an opposition party, were staging protest demonstration against shifting of of tehsil offices complex from Charhoi town to an outskirt locality, about 2 km away from the town.

The condolence reference was arranged by Senior Superintendent of Police Raja Irfan Salim. Retired DIG Police Ch Muhammad Ashraf presided over the ceremony which was largely attended by the police officers, eminent icons representing all segments of the civil society.

Speakers termed the death of Jamil a tremendous loss to the nation. They said that he had emerged as the most capable and honest officer. They said Jamil was fully enriched with moral values and professional qualities.