The Lahore Police have disbursed 1 billion, 44 crore, and 21 lakh rupees from its district welfare fund to provide financial aid to 759 families, in a show of support for the police ghazis and the families of officers and personnel who have valiantly sacrificed their lives in the line of duty since 2017.
Capital City Police Officer (CCPO) Lahore Bilal Siddique Kamyana disclosed this in a statement issued here today.
CCPO elaborated on the significant efforts made by the police to provide support to the families of 45 police martyrs. In this regard, residences worth an impressive 93 crore and 25 lakh rupees have been granted to these deserving families.
Moreover, a substantial amount of 6 crores, 25 lakhs, 83 thousand, and 632 rupees has been disbursed as the final salary payment to 2,131 families of martyrs, he added. The CCPO further emphasized that a fund of 16 crores and 94 lakh rupees has been given to assist 3,388 families with dowry expenses, while an additional 16 crore, 49 lakhs, 55 thousand, and 979 rupees have been provided as guzara allowance to 6,389 families. In addition, scholarships totalling 13 crores, 57 lakhs, 51 thousand, and 362 rupees have been granted to the children of 4,279 families. Notably, 11 lakh rupees have also been extended to 11 families with Hafiz-e-Quran children.
These efforts exemplify the commitment of the police force to ensure the well-being and support of these deserving individuals and their families, the CCPO maintained.Bilal Siddique Kamyana underscored the immense value of the martyrs, ghazis, and all employees as invaluable assets of the department and reaffirmed that the Lahore police will unwaveringly pursue its ongoing efforts for their welfare.