KARACHI: Inspector General Police (IGP) Sindh Ghulam Hyder Jamali on Tuesday said the salary of Sindh police had been made equivalent to Punjab police from April 2015 and from the same month arrears would also be released.
He said while addressing a program in which gifts were handed over to police officers who performed remarkably against crimes and cheques were distributed among the heirs of martyred police officers at Central Police Office.
Jamali said the organized and strong raids and indiscriminate targeted operations by police against crimes had significantly improved the law and order situation in Karachi. Targeted killings had almost reduced to zero.
He further said Sindh police was also giving a residential plot and Rs2 million grant to the heirs of each martyred policemen.
“A 1000 acre more land has been taken from the Sindh government in this regard,” he said.
He paid tribute to the martyred policemen of Sindh police and said the heirs of the martyred police should not consider themselves to be alone, the police department was standing by them.
44 policemen were given cheques ranging between Rs1.2 million and Rs0.15 million, the highest to SSP Khairpur Irfan Baloch.