Rawalpindi - City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi said that Rawalpindi police while following the footpaths of martyrs would defend Pakistan from enemies and anti-social elements at any cost. “We have proud of our Jawans who sacrificed their lives in the line of duty. The families of martyrs are as much great as the martyrs were,” he said while addressing a ceremony “Youm-e-Shuhda” held on Monday in connection with Pakistan Day at the Police Line Number 1. The CPO paid a rich tribute to martyrs on the occasion. Besides all senior and junior police officers, the families and relatives of police martyrs also attended the ceremony.

CPO Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi said that police force is playing an important role to lives and properties of citizens. He said the sacrifices of police jawans would never be forgotten.

He said that he would solve all the maladies being faced by the families and heirs of martyrs. “The doors of my office are open round-the-clock for the families and heirs of martyrs,” he maintained. At the end, Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi distributed gifts among the families and heirs of martyrs. Tight security arrangements were made on the occasion by deputing extra police force inside and outside the Police Line Number 1 to avoid any untoward incident.

Meanwhile, police have registered cases against 11 landlords and tenants for violation of 11 Punjab Information of Temporary Resident Ordinance 2015 as the accused did not pass on to the police the required particulars.  All the accused were arrested and locked up in police stations, informed police spokesman here on Monday.

The house owners and tenants against whom First Information Reports (FIRs) were registered with police stations Ratta Amral and Sadiqabad included Haseeb Ullah, Zahid Khan, Muhammad Ilyas, Muhammad Rasool, Muhammad Asif,  Arshad Ali, Rashid Mehmood, Naheem Ullah and Shah Zeb.

The spokesman informed that on the special directions of City Police Officer (CPO) Israr Ahmed Khan Abbasi, action in accordance with the law was taken against the house and hotel owners for not keeping the records of their tenants and guests.

Meanwhile, police during a special drive against anti-social elements have arrested 9 outlaws and recovered 510 grams of charas, 9 liters of liquor and 9 fireworks from their possession. Cases were registered against them.