RAWALPINDI - Station House Officer (SHO) Rabnawaz Khan, who was critically injured in suicide attack near Assna-e-Ashri Imambargah, Grassy Line, died at Benazir Bhutto Hospital in the wee hours of Wednesday, bringing the death toll of the tragic incident to four. 
The funeral prayer of the SHO and three other victims, including a sub-inspector, was held here at two different places on Wednesday. The funeral prayers of SHO Rabnawaz Khan and SI Amanat Ali were held at Police Line. Tight security arrangements were made on the occasion to avoid any untoward incident.
Provincial Minister for Labour and Manpower, Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, Regional Police Officer (RPO)/ City Police Officer (CPO) Akhtar Umar Hayat Lalayka, Commissioner Rawalpindi Division Khalid Masood Chaudhry, DCO, PML-N MNAs and MPAs and other senior and junior police officers and notables attended the funeral prayers of martyred cops.
Raja Ishfaq Sarwar paid rich tributes to the service of martyred police officials. He said that police officials showed extraordinary courage in stopping the attacker from entering the Imambargah, where mourning procession was in progress.
Expressing solidarity with the families of martyred cops, Raja Ashfaq Sarwar, on behalf of Chief Minister (CM) Shahbaz Sharif announced Rs 10 million each and houses for the heirs of martyred cops.
Speaking on the occasion, RPO Lalayka said that martyred policemen are pride for the police department. He said that both scarified their lives in the line of the duty and these sacrifices would be written in golden words in the police history. Lalayka laid floral wreaths on the coffins of the martyred cops.
According to police record, Inspector Rabnawaz Khan, who hailed form Mandra, joined police force in 1989 as assistant sub inspector and promoted to the rank of inspector later. Sub-Inspector Amanat was resident of district Okara and joined police force in 1979 as constable.
Meanwhile, the funeral prayers of two other victims Ghulam Shabbir and Waseem Zaidi were held at Assna-e-Ashri Imambargah amid tight security. Later the dead bodies were sent to their hometowns for burial services.
Shia Ulema Council, at a news conference, condemned the suicide attack on Imambargah and gave a call for protest in the twin cities of Rawalpindi and Islamabad.
Allama Arif Hussain Wahidi condemned the suicide attack and demanded of the government to take action against the terrorist network, which was targeting worship places. He, in response to a query, said that despite security threats, the Chehlum processions would be brought out across the Rawalpindi district as per schedule.