PESHAWAR: The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Police will appoint 45 children of the police officials, who died during service, as junior clerks in the police force under the deceased personnel’s sons’ quota.
The KP Police have kept a special quota for the children of personnel who die during service. The approval to appointment of 45 sons of deceased policemen was made by KP Inspector General of Police (IGP) Dr Sanaullah Abbasi at a high-level meeting on Thursday.
During the meeting of the Police Policy Board, the KP police chief had set up a committee for recruitment of the children of police as junior clerks under the deceased personnel’s sons’ quota. The committee recommended 45 children of the deceased personnel for appointment as junior clerks in Police Department. The police chief approved the recommendations of the committee and a formal notification in this regard was issued.
As many as 21 junior clerks have been appointed under the quota of deceased personnel from Peshawar, three each from Mardan, Charsadda and Swat, two each from Nowshera, Buner and Lower Chitral, and one each from Abbottabad, Mansehra, Lower Kohistan, Lakki Marwat, Karak, Bannu, Swabi and Lower Dir.
It is first time in the history of KP police children of police officials were recruited as junior clerk under the deceased sons’ quota. Earlier, as many as 198 children of deceased policemen were recruited as constables/class-IV in Police Department under the same quota. The constables and clerks included 77 from Mardan, 47 from Hazara, 33 from Bannu, 17 from Peshawar, 16 from Kohat and eight from Dera Ismail Khan.
Sanaullah Abbasi said the deceased police officials had performed their sacred duty to the full satisfaction of the general public, and reiterated his pledge that no stone would be left unturned in the look after and welfare of their families. He said the appointment of the children of the deceased police personnel as junior clerks became possible due to the meritorious services of their late fathers and hoped that they would bring more laurels for the force by following the footprints of their deceased fathers. He said the Police Department would continue to strive for providing maximum incentives for the children of deceased police personnel.