PESHAWAR: The Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) police force marked Police Martyrs Day by organising a ceremony at the Police Training College Hangu (PTC) on Monday where rich tribute was paid to officers who made the ultimate sacrifice for their country.
While 260 children and relatives of the martyrs are training under the Shuhada quota as ASIs who are currently undergoing their probation course at PTC.
A candle light vigil took place at the Yadgari-Shuhada with flower wreathes placed by senior officers as well.
Moreover, school children took part in a speech competition on the subject of the sacrifices made by police .
DIG Kohat Awal Khan, Commandant PTC Fasihuddin, DOFC Hangu, Sharbat Khan Commissioner Hangu Ihsan Ullah Khan, DPO Hangu Ihsan Khan, District Nazim Hangu Mufti Ubaid Ullah were all in attendance for the programme.
Flower wreaths were given out to the children and relatives of the martyrs. They also shared anecdotes about the lives of their loved ones with the participants. Flower wreathes were also placed by senior officers on the Yadgari-Shuhada.
Speakers lauded the role of the Khyber-Pakhtunkhwa (K-P) police for their services to the nation.
A Rs30,000 reward was given to the winners by Chief-Guest DIG Kohat Awal Khan while the PTC commandant distributed certificates.