The Inspector General of Police Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Dr. Muhammad Naeem Khan has said that reward and punishment will go together in the police force and those exhibiting excellent performance in line of duty would be generously awarded.
This, he said, while addressing a prize and certificate distribution ceremony held at CPO Peshawar today. The ceremony had been arranged in recognition of meritorious services of Peshawar, Kohistan, DIKhan, Bannu, Nowshera and Charsadda police jawan who recently achieved great success against terrorists and other hard core criminals in different police action in their respective districts, CPO based high ranking police officers largely attended the simple but an impressive ceremony.
The police chief pointed out that police duty was full of challenges and crises, however added that it was a matter of great pride and satisfaction that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police had always showed gallantry, valour and courage in line of duty.
The IGP informed that public support was like a life blood for the force and directed the awardees to keep close liaison with them and win their hearts and minds with good dealing and decent behavior and make best use of their support thus achieved against the anti-social elements.
The IGP further informed that lower rank police were the real power and strength of the force and directed the high hierarchy of the force and all heads of the different units to take specials care of the welfare of the force jawans and solve their confronting problems and grievances on priority basis.
The IGP informed that all police officers and jawans are integral part of his team and those demonstrating excellent performance in the field would be rewarded and assured that no one would be deprived of their due rights in his command. The IGP vowed that no efforts would be spared to promote a society free from the fear of crime and injustices and directed the awardees to come to the rescue of the poor especially down trodden people for which they will be awarded in this world and hereafter. Referring to the sacrifices of Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police in the ongoing war against terror, the IGP paid rich tributes to it and termed it unprecedented which will be written in golden words in the annal of police history. The IGP maintained that Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police since its beginning with reference to bravery and excellent policing had always remained at top of the list and hoped that they will add more feathers in the rich cap of the force through their excellent performance.
The police chief reminded that the wisdom and bravery demonstrated by the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa police against terrorists and out laws are worth emulating for the rest of the police force of the country.
Earlier, the IGP awarded Peshawar, Kohistan, DIKhan, Bannu, Nowshera and Charsadda ‘police officers and jawans with cash prizes and commendation certificates. It may be recalled that Peshawar police had recovered 20 kg Ice, DIKhan police bravely retaliated the attack of heavily armed terrorists and killed the notorious terrorist namely Mujahid involved in many terrorist attacks, Kohistan police arrested charged accused in the Afzal Kohistani murder case, Nowshera police worked out blind murder case of 7 years old innocent girl Manahil, Charsadda and Bannu police had successful traced blind murder cases which were widely protested by the general public by taking out processions against it.