Lahore: The officials who put their lives on risk while fighting with terrorists, hardened criminals and anti-state elements are the real heroes of our department and the segment for their encouragement will be continued.
This was stated by Inspector General of Police, Punjab, Mushtaq Ahmad Sukhera while distributing cash awards / certificates among the police officials for their outstanding performance in a ceremony held at Central Police Office, Lahore today. DIG Headquarters Punjab, Farooq Mazhar, AIG Discipline, Dr. Inam Waheed, PSO to IGP, Tariq Rustam Chauhan and other officers of CPO were also present on this occasion.
The PPO distributed 26,40,000 cash award among 56 police officers / officials of 16 districts including, Lahore, Faisalabad, Chiniot, Jhang, Sahiwal, Okara, Attock, Jhelum, Chakwal, Gujranwala, Hafizabad, Rajanpur, Sheikhupura, Nankana Sahib and Kasur. Among these 24 achievers belongs to district Muzaffargarh.
Later, answering to the questions of media regarding the existence of ISIS in Punjab, the PPO categorically denied its presence. He further said that all 18 points of National Action Plan are being implemented in its true letter and spirit. He further said that the geo-tagging of seminaries is under process and the tagging process of 10,000 seminaries across Punjab have been competed so far, whereas, the rest of process will be finished within a week.
While answering another question, Mushtaq Sukhera said that the federal government has been informed about the scrutiny of the visas of 496 foreign students in Punjab. He told that the DNA samples of suicide attacker of Police Lines, Qila Gujjar Singh have been preserved but for his identification the department is waiting for NADRA’s report. He further said that the suicider was apparently failed to achieve his target which might be inside of the Police Lines or some senior police officer.
He also told the media regarding a quarry about the foreign funding to seminaries, he said that intelligence informations are there but being a cash based economy solid evidence collection is not as that easy.