Gangster Killed in Kathua Hospital Shootout; Officer Dies from Injuries

Gangster Killed in Kathua Hospital Shootout; Officer Dies from Injuries
Photo: PTI
Gangster Killed in Kathua Hospital Shootout; Officer Dies from Injuries
Photo: PTI

Gangster Killed in Kathua Hospital Shootout; Officer Dies from Injuries

Gangster Killed in Kathua Hospital Shootout; Officer Dies from Injuries

Gangster Killed in Kathua Hospital Shootout; Officer Dies from Injuries

In a dramatic turn of events near Government Medical College (GMC) hospital in Jammu and Kashmir’s Kathua, a gangster was shot dead in an exchange of fire with the police. The incident, which took place on Tuesday night, resulted in the unfortunate demise of Probationary Sub-Inspector Deepak Sharma, who sustained severe head injuries during the encounter. Additionally, a special police officer was also injured in the crossfire.

Police Action Leads to Deadly Encounter

Acting on a tip-off, a team of officials swiftly responded to pursue gangster Vasudev, a prime suspect in a murder case registered at Ramgarh police station. This pursuit escalated into a fierce exchange of gunfire in the vicinity of the Government Medical College hospital around 10.30 pm. Vasudev was fatally shot during the encounter, while one of his associates sustained injuries. During the exchange, Deepak Sharma sustained critical head injuries, and Special Police Officer Anil Kumar, aged 40, was also wounded. Initially, they were rushed to GMC Hospital in Kathua for treatment and later transferred to Amandeep Hospital in Pathankot.

Probationary Sub-Inspector Deepak Sharma succumbed to his injuries during treatment on Wednesday. His body has been relocated to GMC hospital in Kathua.

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