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DGP sanctions special welfare relief for NoKs of cops

SRINAGAR: Continuing with its endeavour to provide financial assistance to the families of the police personnel who have passed away in harness, the Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh has sanctioned Rs 1.07 crore as special welfare relief in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased police personnel.

The special welfare relief of Rs 20 lakh each has been sanctioned in favour of dependents/legal heirs of deceased personnel HC Abdul Hamid Dar, SgCt Nazir Ahmad, W/Constable Jabina Bano, Constable (Opr) Ashaq Hussain Ganayee and Constable Umer Maqbool Ganie. They expired during service due to health-related issues.

Rupees six lakh has been sanctioned in favour of NoKs of missing SgCt Mohammed Maqbool who was kidnapped by some unknown gunmen on 09.11.2005 from his residence and declared to be presumed dead by District Magistrate Kupwara. Rupees one lakh has been sanctioned in favour of Constable Feroz Ahmad who was seriously injured in militant attack at Chanpora Srinagar.

Out of this amount, Rs 1 lakh each was already paid to the families/NoKs for performing the last rites as immediate relief by the PHQ through their concerned units. The financial assistance has been given out of Contributory Police Welfare Fund.

 

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