SAHIWAL – A police inspector was martyred while deputy superintendent of police (DSP) among four personnel were injured during the encounter with the terrorists in Mamu Kanjan near Sahiwal city of Punjab on early Sunday morning.

According to CTD police, on a tip-off that some criminals were hiding in the Mamu Kanjan area, the CTD conducted a raid. upon this, the suspected terrorist opened fire which led to an encounter. Inspector Fida Hussain embraced Shahadat while four other personnel including DSP Asif Joya were injured in the encounter.

However, the police party was managed to nab four terrorists on the spot. Police said that the terrorists were present in shanties who were provided shelter by one Fahim Jhaker.

Following the encounter, Police are carrying out a search operation in the area to arrest accomplices of the terrorists.

According to AB Tak News, additional contingents of police and Elite Force have been called in as the area falling under the jurisdiction of Harappa Police station of Sahiwal Division on another side of River Ravi has also been sealed.

On the information that explosives could be present in the hideouts, BDS was called in.