Suspect turns out to be former DC’s son

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A Karachi policeman was killed in a firing incident that took place in Defence Housing Authority (DHA) Phase V when he was chasing a suspicious car. A Karachi policeman, Abdul Rehman, was killed by the firing of unidentified assailants after he started chasing a suspicious vehicle in the DHA Phase V area. Police officials told the media that the slain cop was chasing the suspicious vehicle on his motorcycle. The driver opened fire at the chasing cop while his fellow officer miraculously survived the gun attack.

Police said that details are being collected about another cop who survived the gun attack. Heavy contingents of the police force reached the crime scene and started collecting evidence.

Meanwhile, the suspect, who shot dead a police officer on Monday night in Karachi’s DHA locality, is reportedly the son of a former deputy commissioner. Karachi policeman, Abdul Rehman, was killed by the firing of unidentified assailants after he started chasing a suspicious vehicle in the DHA Phase V area.

According to DIG South Irfan Baloch, the suspect is reportedly the son of a former deputy commissioner. He said that police have recorded the statement of accused parents and raids are being conducted to arrest the culprit.

Closed-circuit television (CCTV) footage of the event, making the rounds on the Internet, shows the suspect and the police, holding firearms, disembarking from a black Toyota Mark X car and engaging in an apparently heated argument.

Police officials told the media that the slain cop was chasing the suspicious vehicle on his motorcycle. The driver opened fire at the chasing cop while his fellow officer miraculously survived the gun attack. The case of the murder of the policeman was registered on the complaint of a sub-inspector at Darakhshan Police Station.

The suspected shooter faces charges of terrorism, murder, and shootout with police, officials said.nMoreover, the funeral prayers of a police constable Abdul Rahman, martyred in the Clifton area late Monday night, were offered in the Police Headquarters Garden on Tuesday.

Additional Inspector General of Police – Karachi Javed Alam Odho, Deputy IGP – South, DIGP-Traffic, and senior officers of Pakistan Rangers Sindh, Police, family members, relatives, and friends of the martyred policeman attended the funeral prayers.  The AIGP and other senior officers expressed their sorrow and sympathies with the grieved family members. They also paid tribute to the martyred.

 

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