ISLAMABAD:(APS) February 20, 2016- The funeral prayer of Constable of Islamabad police was offered here at Police Line Headquarters who succumbed to his injuries in hospital after struggling for life for about week.
It is to mention that Constable Zahid Akbar received bullet injuries during duty after firing at police picket by unidentified motorcyclists in sector I-9 on February 12, 2016 following which he was under treatment in hospital. He succumbed to his injuries on Saturday and his funeral prayer was offered at Police Line Headquarters attended among others by SSP (Security) Mir Vais Niaz, SSP (Operations) Sajid Kinai, Zonal SPs, ASPs, DSPs and other officials of Islamabad police.
It is to mention that Head Constable Imtiaz Ahmed died on the spot during the same incident. SSP (Operations) Sajid Kiani said that sacrifices of martyred Constable Zahid Akbar and Head Constable Imtiaz Ahmed would be remembered for ever by Islamabad police who foiled the nefarious design of assailants by sacrificing his life.
He said that Islamabad police would never forget its martyred personnel and to do every thing possible for their family members. He said that there is no compensation to life but every effort would be made to resolve problems of heirs of martyred personnel.
The SSP (Operations) Sajid Kiani also thanked Minister for Interior Ch. Nisar Ali Khan for taking welfare steps for the bereaved families of the martyred policemen.
Later, the body of deceased Zahid Akbar was sent to his native town tehsil `Bhalwal’ district Sargodha. He is survived by a widow and two sons.