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IGP KP Nasir khan Durrani, awarded CTD Police
A ceremony was held in the office of the Inspector General of Police, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. Nasir Khan Durrani for distribution of monetary awards to the officers of the Counter-Terrorism Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa. The officers were rewarded in recognition of their efforts to arrest the militants and Proclaimed Offenders on whose arrest the Provincial Government had fixed head-money. The Addl: IG Counter-Terrorism Department, Khyber Pakhtunkhwa briefed the IGP regarding the performance of the different officers.

During the ceremony an amount worth Rs. 9.3 million was distributed amongst 6 officers who received the head-money on behalf of their teams for successfully nabbing the 6 most dreaded militants. The arrest of these militant POs have led to tracing of 50 cases of terrorism.

The prominent militants and proclaimed offenders arrested include Molvi Bahadar Jan s/o Gul Rehman r/o Mureeb Khel, Baka Khel Bannu, Wali Muhammad alias Machai s/o Mir Dost Khan r/o Tarpatar , Urya Khal Dir Upper, Gulab Sher s/o Samand Khan r/o Zargari Distt: Bannu, Asghar alias Mama s/o Yaseen r/o Kund Khwar, presently Badrashai Distt: Nowshera, Saif Ali alias Safi s/o Wahab Ali r/o Ustarzai Payan, Kohat and Jameel s/o Khyal Badshah r/o Terah Maidan Presently Tanda Banda Kohat. The wanted militant Molvi Bahadar Jan was a notorious commander of TTP in Bannu Baka Khel and remained close companion of top leadership of TTP Baitullah Mehsood, Hakimullah Mehsood and Hafiz Gul Bahadar. He was involved in attacks on security forces, assault firing and bomb blasts in Bannu. He was carrying head money of Rs. 5 million. Similarly terrorist Wali Muhammad Was involved in attacks on police, security forces and government installations in distt: Upper Dir. He was carrying head money of Rs. 1 million. Likewise terrorist Gulab Sher was involved in terrorism assault firing on police/ security forces and kidnapping for ransom cases. He was carrying head money of Rs. 1 million. Terrorist Asghar alias Mama was wanted in bomb blasts in schools and other government installations in Peshawar and Nowshera and was carrying head money of Rs. 1.5 million. Similarly Saif Ali alias Safi was involved in bomb blast in Peshawar chowk Kohat, kidnapping for ransom and murder cases in Kohat and was carrying head money Rs. 0.3 million. Jameel was also involved in bomb blasts, kidnapping for ransom and several murder cases in Kohat. He was carrying head money of Rs. .05 million. It is pertinent to mention that these militants have been arrested as a result of joint effort of police and other law enforcing agencies.

While addressing the officers, the Inspector General of Police appreciated their working, dedication and courage. The IGP said that God almighty Allah bestows only those who really deserve and were close to Him. The IGP said that it was matter of great pride for the whole force and especially for the awardees to nab such dreaded militants and directed them to further expedite their efforts against the terrorists. He expressed full confidence in the CTD team members and advised them that the accused be challaned after thorough investigation. He further emphasized that proper follow-up of the cases in the courts should be made so that the arrested miscreants are convicted.

The monetary reward distribution will definitely boost the morale of the officers of Counter-Terrorism Department and impart a new impetus to them to work with more dedication.