KARACHI: SSP Suhaee Aziz Talpur was among the first to rush to the Chinese consulate in Karachi upon reports of gunshots and blasts heard outside the building.
SSP Suhaee Aziz led the security operation to foil the terrorist attack on the Chinese consulate, successfully engaging the suspects on the site.
The first woman SSP from lower Sindh, Suhaee Aziz received praise for her bravery from the Sindh chief minister and Inspector General Sindh Police. During his briefing to the Chinese consul general about the incident, CM Murad Ali Shah stood up and hailed her bravery.
“Suhaee Aziz, you have set an example of bravery. These are the women who are ahead of everyone,” he was quoted as saying.
Pakistan Peoples Party Chairman Bilawal Bhutto Zardari also praised ASP Suhaee Aziz. “The reprehensible terrorist attack on the Chinese consulate in Karachi, was thwarted by the courageous fight put up by our Sindh Police led by the courageous ASP Suhaee Aziz. I salute the brave officers who were martyred courageously protecting our friends. We honour them,” he tweeted.
Security forces earlier today foiled an attack on the Chinese consulate located in Karachi’s upscale Clifton, killing all three terrorists and seizing at least nine hand grenades, Kalashnikov bullets, magazines and explosives.
Two police officials were martyred while carrying out retaliatory firing. A security guard was critically injured and rushed to a hospital.
Suhai Aziz Talpur – who joined the police force after clearing her CSS in 2013.
Suhai Aziz Talpur hails from a lower middle-class family of Bhai Khan Talpur village in Tando Muhammad Khan district.
“When my parents decided to enrol me at a school, most of our relatives started taunting my family. So much so, that my family had to leave our village and move to a nearby town,” she told.
Her father Aziz Talpur, a political activist and writer, always dreamt big for his daughter. “My relatives cut off ties with me because I wanted Suhai to study as they were only in favour of religious education,” Aziz told. “But I vowed to provide my daughter quality education.”
Suhai started her primary education at a private school in Tando Muhammad Khan and joined Bahria Foundation for her intermediate studies.
Her educational path then led her to pursue B.Com from the Zubaida Girls College, Hyderabad. “My family wanted me to become a chartered accountant but I found the job to be very dull as it had no social value,” she said. “That is when I appeared for CSS and cleared it in the first attempt.”
She credited her success to hard work and her upbringing. “My parents are nationalists. As a child, they used to emphasise that I memorise Sindhi poetry. This developed my interest in literature and history, leading me to secure top marks in both the subjects in the CSS exams.”
The first woman from lower Sindh to join the police was once shunned by her relatives. And only because her parents thought she deserved to be educated.-Web Desk