Uttar Pradesh Police sub-inspector Akhtar Khan has been shot dead during a raid at Nai Abadi area of Dadri in Greater Noida. On Monday, 40-year-old Akhtar Khan woke up with a motive to arrest a criminal named Furkan. But, in an attempt to nab the culprit he lost his life during counter fire. The suspect who shot at inspector was also found dead after some time. Cautiously, heavy police force has been deployed in the area to ensure safety of residents.
“The police team was conducting a raid at Nai Abadi area to arrest a cirminal Fukran who was wanted in many cases of armed robberies. Khan was leading the team. He was the first to enter in the house of the suspect. As he stepped inside the house, one of the suspects started firing. He got shot in the neck and died at the spot,” said Anurag Singh, deputy superintendent of police, Dadri.
Akhtar Khan had joined police force as a constable in 1998 and had worked hard to earn the post of sub-inspector via internal examinations. “Multiple teams are deployed to arrest the suspects who had shot Khan. His family was informed about the incident,” Singh said.