Policeman martyred in Jacobabad encounter

Policeman martyred in Jacobabad encounter


Outlaws escaped after the incident

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JACOBABAD (Dunya News) – A head constable embraced martyrdom in a shootout with criminals in C-Section police jurisdiction here on Saturday.

The martyred policeman was identified as Rasool Bakhsh Brohi.

According to police, the law enforcers were checking motorists at a security barricade. They signalled two suspects to stop at the barrier. The bike riders did not stop and started firing. As a result, a head constable of C-Section police was martyred in the firing.

After the incident, the suspects managed to flee. A contingent of police reached the crime scene and cordoned off the area.

The dead body of the martyred cop was shifted to hospital for postmortem. 

Police have started investigation. The Jacobabad SSP said security in the area had been stepped up and police were carrying raids to track down the fleeing criminals.