In an unfortunate development, the additional SHO of Gulistan-e-Jauhar police station was shot dead by assailants near the Safari Park area of Karachi on Friday.
According to the police, the assailants were robbers and robbed a commoner when he came out of an ATM.
The incident was reported to Ferozabad Police Station which acted promptly and chased the robbers as they fled the scene of crime.
When the robbers were cornered, exchange of fire ensued which took the life of the additional SHO.
The robbers managed to outsmart the police officers and remain at large, a search operation is ongoing to determine their whereabouts.
The deceased additional SHO, Sub-Inspector Rahim Khan was later identified.