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Head Constable martyred, dacoit killed in alleged police encounter in Karachi

Head Constable martyred, dacoit killed in alleged police encounter in Karachi
November 9, 2020

KARACHI (92 News) - Police Head Constable Fayyaz Khan was martyred in an alleged police encounter in Karimabad area of Karachi while one dacoit was killed and another escaped.

Taking notice of the matter Sindh IG Mushtaq Mehr sought a report from the SSP central on the matter.

According to the reports, a policeman and a mugger were killed in a shootout in Karachi's Karimabad area late Sunday, the police said.

Head Constable Fayyaz was on his way to work when he saw a mugging in Karimabad. He tried to grab a hold of one of the muggers, which led to an exchange of fire between the two sides.

One of the suspects was killed on the spot, while Fayyaz was critically injured in the event, the police said.

The injured policeman was shifted to a hospital where he succumbed to his wounds. The deceased suspect has yet to be identified.