Police officer martyred in Karachi encounter

By: News Desk      Published: 12:19 PM, 25 Sep, 2020
Police officer martyred in Karachi encounter

A police officer was martyred in an exchange of fire in the Gulistan-e-Jauhar area of Karachi, as criminals targeted the policemen, reported 24NewsHD TV channel on Friday.

The martyred policeman was Sub-Inspector Rahim Khan who had been performing his duties in Gulistan-e-Jauhar Police Station as an additional SHO (station house officer).

Sharing the details, SSP East Sajid Sadozai said the armed men were riding a white Toyota Corolla, adding that the firing triggered an encounter in Safari Park where the suspect were looting people.

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Meanwhile, a large police contingent was later called in as the officials were trying to hunt down the attackers. 

The police has shifted the body of the police officer to a nearby hospital for medico-legal formalities.