A police officer is believed to have been shot. dead suspects who police say it’s an expatriate, in Karachi Housing Defense Authority (DHA) area during a hot exchange late on Monday evening, officials said.
footage from CCTV cameras of the incident does rounds on A tweet showing a suspect and a police officer, both armed, disembarking from black car and attraction in heated debate.
As the situation escalated, the suspect fired on the couple of point-blank shots at an officer range and ran away, leaving the policeman dead on place.
The police were able to seize vehicle and weapons used in in crime, however, the suspect is still at large.
talking to Dawn.comSouth SSP Syed Asad Raza said the two policemen were part of of the newly formed Shaheen Force was tasked with with struggle street crimes – patrolled area near the Ideal bakery in Clifton block 5 when they cheered down a car with toned windows.
SSP Raza said two cops who rode a motorcycle, “tried to pick up a suspect vehicle to the police station when the incident took place”.
He said the cops tried to stop vehicle on suspicion that the suspect was trying to “kidnap the girl”.
“The suspect pulled out pistol on policemen, having started a stormy skirmish, as a result of which in armed stanceoff between two […] The suspect refused to go to the police station and opened fire. one of Cops killing his on place,” SSP Raza said.
Another policeman opened fire on the suspect, but he remained unharmed and managed to escape from the scene in his vehicle, senior the officer said.
SSP Raza said the suspect was identified as a resident of DHA, adding that vehicle and the gun was also was restored. He said the killer would be arrested. soon bye “one of his associates” already taken into custody.
He said the suspect was an immigrant, adding that he lived in Sweden and came to Pakistan on November 5.
According to him, the police informed all airports, as well as the traffic police about the suspect. in attempt ensure his arrest soon.
This was reported by the representative of the Karachi police. in statement that funeral prayers of police martyr will be offered at police headquarters in Garden after Asr prayer.