In line with its insurance policy for officers, the Abia State Police Command has presented cheques to the families of 35 officers who either died or sustained injuries while serving in the state.
The cheques of twenty-seven Million, eight hundred and seventeen nine thousand Naira were presented by the State Commissioner of Police Kenechukwu Onwuemelie in his office.
CP Onwuemelie, while presenting the cheques, expressed his appreciation to the Inspector-General of Police for the gesture, urging the beneficiaries to use the money judiciously to better the lives of the families left behind.
Some of the beneficiaries who spoke during the presentation thanked the Inspector-General of Police and the Commissioner of Police for the gesture and promised to make good use of the money.
The presentation of the cheques is expected to bring some relief to the families of the deceased officers, who have been struggling to make ends meet since the loss of their loved ones.