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UAE police honours brave Pakistani expat for help

A Pakistani expatriate in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has been honoured by the police for his act of gallantry and responsibility.

Sharjah Police on Tuesday said it had honoured a Pakistani man named Muzaffar Hussain Nathar, for helping the police arrest a wanted criminal.

The police posted a photo of Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak Bin Amir, Deputy General Commander of Sharjah Police, handing him over an award.

Muzaffar Hussain Nathar had informed the police about a wanted robber and followed him until the police arrived at the scene and arrested him.

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Brigadier Abdullah Mubarak Bin Amir said such behaviour represented the positive role of society members.

The Pakistani thanked the police for the honour and expressed hope that his act would motivate others to cooperate with police.

On March 17, lauding heroics of a Pakistani man, who had embraced martyrdom after trying to stop the Christchurch shooter, Prime Minister Imran Khan had said his courage would be recognised with a national award.

“Pakistan is proud of Mian Naeem Rashid who was martyred trying to tackle the White Supremacist terrorist & his courage will be recognized with a national award,” he had said in a tweet.

The prime minister had said the country stands ready to extend all support to the bereaved families of Pakistani victims of the terrorist attack in Christchurch.



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