Martyred police cops laid to rest with full state honours in Peshawar


The funeral prayers for martyred police cops, who were killed in the limits of Tatara-police station Hayatabad, were offered on Wednesday at Police Line with full state honors. Police personnel Riaz Khan and Jaffar Ali embraced martyrdom when a gang of criminal opened fire on police party in Hayatabad. On this occasion, a well-armed contingent of police saluted the martyrs.
IGP Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) Moazzam Jah Ansari, CCPO Peshawar Abbas Ahsan, CTO Abbas Majeed Khan Marwat, SSP Operations Haroon Rasheed, SSP Investigation Shahzad Farooq and four other divisional SPs and other senior officers attended the funeral prayers. Participants laid flowers on the corpses of martyrs and prayed for their high status.
It is to be noted that during the operation against the accused in Phase 7 Hayatabad at the limit of Tatara police station, a police party was fired on police and as a result two policemen Muhammad Riaz and Constable Jaffar Ali were martyred.
Talking to media persons on the occasion, IGP Moazzam Jah Ansari told media that an investigation has been launched and all those responsible would be apprehended.